Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : quassel vulnerability (USN-1200-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56161
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt 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.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected quassel-core package.