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Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201702-11
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Severity: Medium
Date    : 2017-02-12
CVE-ID  : CVE-2017-5593
Package : kdenetwork-kopete
Type    : content spoofing
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-173

Summary
======
The package kdenetwork-kopete before version 16.12.2-2 is vulnerable to
content spoofing.

Resolution
=========
Upgrade to 16.12.2-2.

# pacman -Syu "kdenetwork-kopete>=16.12.2-2"

The problem has been fixed upstream but no release is available yet.

Workaround
=========
None.

Description
==========
An incorrect implementation of "XEP-0280: Message Carbons" in multiple
XMPP clients allows a remote attacker to impersonate any user,
including contacts, in the vulnerable application's display. This
allows for various kinds of social engineering attacks.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker might impersonate any user, including contacts, by
sending a crafted message.

References
=========
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/09/29
https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-5593

ArchLinux: 201702-11: kdenetwork-kopete: content spoofing

February 12, 2017

Summary

An incorrect implementation of "XEP-0280: Message Carbons" in multiple XMPP clients allows a remote attacker to impersonate any user, including contacts, in the vulnerable application's display. This allows for various kinds of social engineering attacks.

Resolution

Upgrade to 16.12.2-2. # pacman -Syu "kdenetwork-kopete>=16.12.2-2"
The problem has been fixed upstream but no release is available yet.

References

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/09/29 https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2017-5593

Severity
Package : kdenetwork-kopete
Type : content spoofing
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-173

Workaround

None.

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