Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2393-1 bip -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
25 Jan 2012
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 657217.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0806.
More information:

Julien Tinnes reported a buffer overflow in the Bip multiuser IRC proxy which may allow arbitrary code execution by remote users.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.2-1squeeze4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your bip packages.