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Debian: Security update for bip

Julien Tinnes reported a buffer overflow in the bip multiuser irc proxy which may allow arbitrary code execution by remote users. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2393-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                              dann frazier
January 25, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : bip
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0806 
Debian Bug     : 657217

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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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