Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 13.10 : libgadu vulnerability (USN-2215-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that libgadu incorrectly handled certain messages
from file relay servers. A malicious remote server or a man in the
middle could use this issue to cause applications using libgadu to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

Solution :

Update the affected libgadu3 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74134 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67471

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3775