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Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:44:01 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: UnrealIRCd source code
 contained a backdoor allowing for remote command execution

Please use CVE-2010-2075 for this.



----- "Alex Legler" <> wrote:

> Hi.
> Quoting
> "We found out that the Unreal3.2.8.1.tar.gz file on our mirrors has
> been
> replaced quite a while ago with a version with a backdoor (trojan) in
> it. This backdoor allows a person to execute ANY command with the
> privileges of the user running the ircd. The backdoor can be executed
> regardless of any user restrictions (so even if you have passworded
> server or hub that doesn't allow any users in)."
> Basically, a system() call was injected into the source code,
> disguised
> as a debug/log macro.
> Filed in Gentoo as
> I have a diff of the 'bad' version against the 'good' version. If
> needed, please contact me.
> Please assign a CVE.
> Thanks,
> Alex
> -- 
> Alex Legler | Gentoo Security / Ruby
> |

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