USN-2215-1: libgadu vulnerability

21 May 2014

libgadu vulnerability

Packages

  • libgadu - Gadu-Gadu protocol library

Details

It was discovered that libgadu incorrectly handled certain messages from
file relay servers. 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.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 12.04

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References