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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131286
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0166
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0166
Description:Summary:
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).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-4414
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/183585.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/183571.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/183746.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/30/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/30/4
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1314 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00063.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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