centericq -- denial of service

2005-11-30T00:00:00
ID DSA-912
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2005-11-30T00:00:00

Description

Wernfried Haas discovered that centericq, a text-mode multi-protocol instant messenger client, can crash when it receives certain zero length packets and is directly connected to the Internet.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 4.5.1-1.1woody1.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 4.20.0-1sarge3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.21.0-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your centericq package.