Debian: DSA-3063-1: quassel security update

    Date02 Nov 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was discovered in Quassel-core, one of the components of the distributed IRC client Quassel. An attacker can send a crafted message that crash to component causing a denial of services or disclosure of information from process memory.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3063-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
    November 02, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : quassel
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8483
    Debian Bug     : 766962
    
    An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was discovered in Quassel-core, one 
    of the components of the distributed IRC client Quassel. An attacker can 
    send a crafted message that crash to component causing a denial of 
    services or disclosure of information from process memory.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.8.0-1+deb7u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.10.0-2.1 (will be available soon).
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your quassel packages.
    
    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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