Debian: DSA-2453-1: gajim security update

    Date16 Apr 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in gajim, a feature-rich jabber client. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2453-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                                Nico Golde
    April 16, 2012                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : gajim
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE IDs        : CVE-2012-2093 CVE-2012-2086 CVE-2012-2085
    Debian bug     : 668038
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in gajim, a feature-rich
    jabber client.  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
    identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2012-1987
    
        gajim is not properly sanitizing input before passing it to shell
        commands.  An attacker can use this flaw to execute arbitrary code
        on behalf of the victim if the user e.g. clicks on a specially crafted
        URL in an instant message.
    
    CVE-2012-2093
    
        gajim is using predictable temporary files in an insecure manner when
        converting instant messages containing LaTeX to images.  A local
        attacker can use this flaw to conduct symlink attacks and overwrite
        files the victim has write access to.
    
    CVE-2012-2086
    
        gajim is not properly sanitizing input when logging conversations
        which results in the possibility to conduct SQL injection attacks.
    
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.13.4-3+squeeze2.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.15-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.15-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your gajim packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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