Debian: DSA-2702-1: telepathy-gabble security update

    Date 03 Jun 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Maksim Otstavnov discovered that the Wocky submodule used by telepathy-gabble, the Jabber/XMPP connection manager for the Telepathy framework, does not respect the tls-required flag on legacy Jabber servers. A network intermediary could use this vulnerability to bypass
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2702-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 03, 2013                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : telepathy-gabble
    Vulnerability  : TLS verification bypass
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-1431
    
    Maksim Otstavnov discovered that the Wocky submodule used by
    telepathy-gabble, the Jabber/XMPP connection manager for the Telepathy
    framework, does not respect the tls-required flag on legacy Jabber
    servers. A network intermediary could use this vulnerability to bypass
    TLS verification and perform a man-in-the-middle attack.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.15-1+squeeze2.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.16.5-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.16.6-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your telepathy-gabble 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/
    
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