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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82652


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)


Update the affected quassel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82652

File Name: openSUSE-2015-294.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/09

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-core-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-mono, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:quassel-mono-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2778, CVE-2015-2779