USN-991-1: quassel vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-991-1
23rd September, 2010
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 9.10
- Ubuntu 9.04
Jima discovered that quassel would respond to a single privmsg
containing multiple CTCP requests with multiple NOTICEs, possibly
resulting in a denial of service against the IRC connection.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
- quassel-core 0.6.1-0ubuntu1.1
- quassel 0.6.1-0ubuntu1.1
- Ubuntu 9.10:
- quassel-core 0.5.0-0ubuntu1.2
- quassel 0.5.0-0ubuntu1.2
- Ubuntu 9.04:
- quassel-core 0.4.1-0ubuntu3.1
- quassel 0.4.1-0ubuntu3.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart quassel or
quasselcore to make all the necessary changes.