[USN-2401-1] Konversation vulnerability
jamie at canonical.com
Mon Nov 10 20:10:20 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2401-1
November 10, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Konversation could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
- konversation: Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client for KDE
Manuel 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart Konversation to make
all the necessary changes.
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