[USN-4594-1] Quassel vulnerabilities
eduardo.barretto at canonical.com
Tue Oct 20 20:08:33 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4594-1
October 20, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Quassel could be made to crash or run programs if it received
specially crafted network traffic.
- quassel: distributed IRC client - monolithic core+client
It was discovered that Quassel incorrectly handled Qdatastream protocol. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
It was discovered that Quassel incorrectly handled certain login requests.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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