Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1370-1 quassel -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 May 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000178.
More information:

It was found that the Quassel IRC client was vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability due to insufficient checks in the deserializer code.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.0-1+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your quassel packages.

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