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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0166
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0166
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0166

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated quassel packages fix security vulnerability: 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 handshake data, in which case PeerFactory::createPeer returns a nullptr, which is immediately dereferenced (CVE-2016-4414).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-4414
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1314 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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