Debian: 2852-1: libgadu: heap-based buffer overflow
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Yves Younan and Ryan Pentney discovered that libgadu, a library for accessing the Gadu-Gadu instant messaging service, contained an integer overflow leading to a buffer overflow. Attackers which impersonate the server could crash clients and potentially execute [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2852-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
February 06, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libgadu
Vulnerability  : heap-based buffer overflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-6487

Yves Younan and Ryan Pentney discovered that libgadu, a library for
accessing the Gadu-Gadu instant messaging service, contained an
integer overflow leading to a buffer overflow.  Attackers which
impersonate the server could crash clients and potentially execute
arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed
in version 1:1.9.0-2+squeeze2.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.11.2-1+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.11.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgadu packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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