Inspircd security update

adam@anope.org discovered several problems in inspircd, an IRC daemon:

InspIRCd is a modular Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server written in C++ for Linux, BSD, Windows and Mac OS X systems which was created from scratch to be stable, modern and lightweight.

As InspIRCd is one of the few IRC servers written from scratch, it avoids a number of design flaws and performance issues that plague other more established projects, such as UnrealIRCd, while providing the same level of feature parity.

– an incomplete patch for CVE-2012-1836 failed to adequately resolve
the problem where maliciously crafted DNS requests could lead to
remote code execution through a heap-based buffer overflow.

– the incorrect processing of specific DNS packets could trigger an
infinite loop, thus resulting in a denial of service.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.5-1+deb7u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and unstable
distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.16-1.

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

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