FreeBSD : quassel -- remote denial of service (7d64d00c-43e3-11e6-ab34-002590263bf5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Mitre reports :

The onReadyRead function in core/coreauthhandler.cpp in Quassel before
0.12.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL
pointer dereference and crash) via invalid handshake data.

See also :

http://quassel-irc.org/node/129
https://github.com/quassel/quassel/commit/e678873
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/30/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/30/4
http://www.nessus.org/u?8e3e64fc

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91966 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4414

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