USN-2101-1: libgadu vulnerability
10 February 2014
libgadu could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- libgadu - Gadu-Gadu protocol library
Yves Younan and Ryan Pentney discovered that libgadu incorrectly handled
certain Gadu-Gadu HTTP messages. A malicious remote server or a man in the
middle could use this issue to cause applications using libgadu to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.
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