CVE-2015-8702

NameCVE-2015-8702
DescriptionThe DNS::GetResult function in dns.cpp in InspIRCd before 2.0.19 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (netsplit) via an invalid character in a PTR response, as demonstrated by a "\032" (whitespace) character in a hostname.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-384-1, DSA-3527-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
inspircd (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2.0.5-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.0.17-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch2.0.23-2fixed
buster, sid2.0.24-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
inspircdsource(unstable)2.0.20-1high
inspircdsourcejessie2.0.17-1+deb8u1highDSA-3527-1
inspircdsourcesqueeze1.1.22+dfsg-4+squeeze3highDLA-384-1
inspircdsourcewheezy2.0.5-1+deb7u2highDSA-3527-1

Notes

https://github.com/inspircd/inspircd/commit/6058483d9fbc1b904d5ae7cfea47bfcde5c5b559
http://www.inspircd.org/2015/04/16/v2019-released.html

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