CVE-2014-8483

NameCVE-2014-8483
DescriptionThe blowfishECB function in core/cipher.cpp in Quassel IRC 0.10.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a malformed string.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-168-1, DSA-3063-1, DSA-3068-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs766962, 768191

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
konversation (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.4-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie1.5-2fixed
stretch1.6.2-2fixed
buster, sid1.7.2-1fixed
quassel (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)0.8.0-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie1:0.10.0-2.3+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)1:0.10.0-2.3+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch1:0.12.4-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
konversationsource(unstable)1.5-2medium768191
konversationsourcesqueeze1.3.1-2+deb6u1mediumDLA-168-1
konversationsourcewheezy1.4-1+deb7u1mediumDSA-3068-1
quasselsource(unstable)0.10.0-2.1medium766962
quasselsourcesqueeze(not affected)
quasselsourcewheezy0.8.0-1+deb7u3mediumDSA-3063-1

Notes

[squeeze] - quassel <not-affected> (Problematic code does not exist in 0.6.3-2+squeeze2)
https://github.com/quassel/quassel/commit/8b5ecd226f9208af3074b33d3b7cf5e14f55b138
http://bugs.quassel-irc.org/issues/1314
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=210792

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