ESB-2017.2884 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] konversation: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-11-14

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                               ESB-2017.2884
                       konversation security update
                             14 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           konversation
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-15923  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4033

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running konversation check for an updated version of the software 
         for their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4033-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 13, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : konversation
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-15923
Debian Bug     : 881586

Joseph Bisch discovered that Konversation, an user friendly Internet
Relay Chat (IRC) client for KDE, could crash when parsing certain IRC
color formatting codes.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.5-2+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.2-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your konversation packages.

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

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