[USN-6761-1] Anope vulnerability

Nick Galanis nick.galanis at canonical.com
Tue Apr 30 08:55:17 UTC 2024

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6761-1
April 30, 2024

anope vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 24.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Anope could be made to bypass authentication checks for suspended accounts.

Software Description:
- anope: an open source set of IRC Services


It was discovered that Anope did not properly process credentials for
suspended accounts. An attacker could possibly use this issue to normally
login to the platform as a suspended user after changing their password.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS
   anope                           2.0.12-1ubuntu1

Ubuntu 23.10
   anope                           2.0.12-1ubuntu0.23.10.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
   anope                           2.0.9-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
   anope                           2.0.6-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
   anope                           2.0.4-2ubuntu0.1~esm1
                                   Available with Ubuntu Pro

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
   anope                           2.0.3-1ubuntu0.1~esm1
                                   Available with Ubuntu Pro

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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