openSUSE Security Update : quassel (openSUSE-2015-294)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The IRC client quassel was updated to fix two security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- quassel could crash when receiving an overlength CTCP
query containing only multibyte characters (bnc#924930
CVE-2015-2778)

- quassel could incorrectly split a message in the middle
of a multibyte character, leading to DoS (bnc#924933
CVE-2015-2779)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=924930
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=924933

Solution :

Update the affected quassel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82652 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2778
CVE-2015-2779

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