Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2252-1 ngircd -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
21 Jun 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-14148.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an out-of-bounds access vulnerability in the server-server protocol in the ngircd Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server.

  • CVE-2020-14148

    The Server-Server protocol implementation in ngIRCd before 26~rc2 allows an out-of-bounds access, as demonstrated by the IRC_NJOIN() function.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 22-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ngircd packages.

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