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PostPosted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201707-14 ] Gajim Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Gajim: Information disclosure (GLSA 201707-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-07-10
Bug(s): #620146
ID: 201707-14

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Gajim might allow remote attackers to intercept
encrypted communications.


Background

Gajim is a Jabber/XMPP client which uses GTK+.

Affected Packages

Package: net-im/gajim
Vulnerable: < 0.16.6-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.16.6-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Gajim unconditionally implements the “XEP-0146: Remote Controlling
Clients” extension.


Impact

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious XMPP
server, could extract plaintext from Off The Record (OTR) encrypted
sessions.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Gajim users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/gajim-0.16.6-r1"
   


References


CVE-2016-10376
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