Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : quassel vulnerability (USN-1230-1)

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 :

Felix Geyer discovered that the quassel-core post installation script
created data and logging directories which were readable by all users.
The post installation script also generated a certificate, in the data
directory, which was readable by all users.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected quassel-core package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56507 ()

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