CVE-2015-3427

NameCVE-2015-3427
DescriptionQuassel before 0.12.2 does not properly re-initialize the database session when the PostgreSQL database is restarted, which allows remote attackers to conduct SQL injection attacks via a \ (backslash) in a message. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4422.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3258-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs783926

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
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
quasselsource(unstable)1:0.10.0-2.4high783926
quasselsourcejessie1:0.10.0-2.3+deb8u1highDSA-3258-1
quasselsourcesqueeze(not affected)
quasselsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - quassel <not-affected> (incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4422 not applied)
[squeeze] - quassel <not-affected> (incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4422 not applied)
https://github.com/quassel/quassel/commit/6605882f41331c80f7ac3a6992650a702ec71283
http://quassel-irc.org/node/120

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