Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : konversation vulnerability (USN-2401-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79121
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionManuel Nickschas discovered that Konversation did not properly perform input sanitization when using Blowfish ECB encryption. A remote attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected konversation package.