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computer vulnerability CVE-2018-1000178

Quassel: memory corruption via qdatastream

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via qdatastream of Quassel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted systems: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap.
Severity of this alert: 3/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 02/05/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-1000178, DLA-1370-1, DSA-4189-1, FEDORA-2018-5e8de70380, FEDORA-2018-9617cb1088, FEDORA-2018-bd73ec6f3a, openSUSE-SU-2018:1119-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26015.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via qdatastream of Quassel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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