Bug 1204855 (CVE-2015-2778) - CVE-2015-2778 quassel: core crash caused by sending an overlength CTCP query containing only multibyte characters.
Summary: CVE-2015-2778 quassel: core crash caused by sending an overlength CTCP query ...
Alias: CVE-2015-2778
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1204856 1204857
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Reported: 2015-03-23 16:02 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:30 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:40:26 UTC

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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-03-23 16:02:11 UTC
The following commit fixed a denial of service in quassel:

It allows a connected client to cause a core crash by sending a CTCP
request which would be too long and multibyte.

This is mitigated by the fact that it requires an authed user.

CVE request: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/903

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-03-23 16:02:37 UTC
Created quassel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1204856]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1204857]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:40:26 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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