Advisories ยป MGASA-2018-0243

Updated quassel packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 16 May 2018
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 5 , 6
CVE: CVE-2018-1000178 , CVE-2018-1000179


A heap corruption exists in quassel version 0.12.4 in quasselcore that
allows an attacker to execute code remotely (CVE-2018-1000178).

A NULL Pointer Dereference exists in quassel version 0.12.4 in the
quasselcore that allows an atacker to denial of service by attempting a
login when the database is not initialized (CVE-2018-1000179).

The Mageia 5 package has been patched to fix these issues and the
Mageia 6 package has been upgraded to version 0.12.5, which also has
other fixes and improvements.