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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1370-1] quassel security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was found that the Quassel IRC client was vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability due to insufficient checks in the deserializer code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

quassel on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.0-1+deb7u4. We recommend that you upgrade your quassel packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)