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<glsa id="201209-09">
<title>Atheme IRC Services: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability has been found in Atheme which may lead to Denial
of Service or a bypass of security restrictions.
<product type="ebuild">atheme</product>
<announced>September 25, 2012</announced>
<revised>September 25, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="net-irc/atheme-services" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">6.0.10</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">6.0.10</vulnerable>
<p>Atheme is a portable and secure set of open-source and modular IRC
services. CertFP is certificate fingerprinting used to authenticate users
to nicknames.
<p>The “myuser_delete()” function in account.c does not properly remove
CertFP entries when deleting user accounts.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote authenticated attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service
condition or gain access to an Atheme IRC Services user account.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Atheme users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-irc/atheme-services-6.0.10"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-1576</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:09:52 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:53:52 +0000">ackle</metadata>