Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : quassel vulnerability (USN-1200-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Quassel did not properly handle CTCP requests.
A remote attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via
application crash.

Solution :

Update the affected quassel-core package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56161 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49526