[USN-1230-1] Quassel vulnerability
tyhicks at canonical.com
Fri Oct 14 06:20:52 UTC 2011
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1230-1
October 14, 2011
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.04
- Ubuntu 10.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
An unprivileged user could read files in the data and logging directories,
including an automatically generated SSL certificate, used by the quasselcore
- quassel: KDE/Qt-based IRC client
Felix 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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