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<glsa id="201311-03">
<title>Quassel: Multiple Vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Two vulnerabilities in Quassel may result in Denial of Service or
SQL injection.
<product type="ebuild">quassel</product>
<announced>November 07, 2013</announced>
<revised>November 07, 2013: 1</revised>
<package name="net-irc/quassel" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.9.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.9.1</vulnerable>
<p>Quassel is a Qt4/KDE4 IRC client suppporting a remote daemon for 24/7
<p>Two vulnerabilities have been found in Quassel:</p>
<li>Quassel does not properly handle multiple CTCP requests
<li>Quassel, when used with certain versions of Qt and PostgreSQL, does
not sanitize user input (CVE-2013-4422).
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could send multiple CTCP requests in single private
message, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition. Futhermore,
a remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary SQL statements.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Quassel users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-irc/quassel-0.9.1"
<uri link="">CVE-2010-3443</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-4422</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:21 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 07 Nov 2013 01:26:59 +0000">ackle</metadata>