[arch-security] [ASA-201605-5] quassel-core: denial of service
Chris.Rebischke at archlinux.org
Thu May 5 13:30:04 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201605-5
Date : 2016-05-05
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-4414
Package : quassel-core
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package quassel-core before version 0.12.4-1 is vulnerable to denial of
service attack by unauthenticated clients.
Upgrade to 0.12.4-1.
# pacman -Syu "quassel-core>=0.12.4-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 0.12.4.
- CVE-2016-4414 (denial of service)
It was found that quasselcore is vulnerable to a denial of service attack by
unauthenticated clients. The protocol negotiation did not take into account
lack of a match, in which case PeerFactory::createPeer returns a nullptr,
which is immediately dereferenced.
A remote attacker is able to crash the quassel-core with an unauthenticated
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