Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : quassel vulnerability (USN-1230-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 56507
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionFelix 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected quassel-core package.