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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3354

Original release date: 10/04/2011
Last revised: 05/14/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The CtcpParser::packedReply method in core/ctcpparser.cpp in Quassel before 0.7.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Client-To-Client Protocol (CTCP) request, as demonstrated in the wild in September 2011.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=382313
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45970
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 75351
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110908 CVE request: Quassel < 0.7.3 CTCP request core DoS
External Source: XF
Name: quasselirc-ctcp-dos(69682)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.quassel-irc.org/projects/quassel-irc/repository/revisions/da215fcb9cd3096a3e223c87577d5d4ab8f8518b/diff/src/core/ctcpparser.cpp
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110909 Re: CVE request: Quassel < 0.7.3 CTCP request core DoS
External Source: BID
Name: 49526
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1200-1

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)