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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2935-1 (libgadu - 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

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

It was discovered that malformed responses from a Gadu-Gadu file relay server could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code in applications linked to the libgadu library. The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libgadu on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.11.2-1+deb7u2. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.12.0~rc3-1. We recommend that you upgrade your libgadu packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)