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    Debian: DSA-4033-1: konversation security update

    Date 13 Nov 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Joseph Bisch discovered that Konversation, an user friendly Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client for KDE, could crash when parsing certain IRC color formatting codes.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4033-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    November 13, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : konversation
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-15923
    Debian Bug     : 881586
    
    Joseph Bisch discovered that Konversation, an user friendly Internet
    Relay Chat (IRC) client for KDE, could crash when parsing certain IRC
    color formatting codes.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.5-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.2-2+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your konversation 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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