Debian Security Advisory DSA 3258-1 (quassel - security update)

Published: 2015-05-11 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
quassel on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.10.0-2.3+deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.10.0-2.4. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.10.0-2.4. We recommend that you upgrade your quassel Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
It was discovered that the fix for CVE-2013-4422 in quassel, a distributed IRC client, was incomplete. This could allow remote attackers to inject SQL queries after a database reconnection (e.g. when the backend PostgreSQL server is restarted).

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-4422
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-3427

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3258.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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