Insufficient stripping of CR/LF allows arbitrary IRC command execution

Bug #609239 reported by Ansgar Burchardt on 2010-07-23
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
libpoe-component-irc-perl (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
libpoe-component-irc-perl (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: libpoe-component-irc-perl

POE::Component::IRC did not validate the arguments of commands to send
to the IRC server. If a user could trick a bot into sending a string
containing \r or \n, this would allow injection or arbitrary IRC
commands. This was fixed upstream in versions 6.14, 6.30 and finally
solved in 6.32.

I prepared a patch for Lenny (5.84+dfsg-1) that should also apply for later versions. See http://bugs.debian.org/581194.

visibility: private → public
Changed in libpoe-component-irc-perl (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Changed in libpoe-component-irc-perl (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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