Linux Security
Linux Security
Linux Security

Debian: DSA-2895-1: prosody security update

Date 05 Apr 2014
579
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A denial-of-service vulnerability has been reported in Prosody, a XMPP server. If compression is enabled, an attacker might send highly-com- pressed XML elements (attack known as "zip bomb") over XMPP streams and consume all the resources of the server.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA256

- -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA-2895-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
April 06, 2014                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package        : prosody

A denial-of-service vulnerability has been reported in Prosody, a XMPP 
server. If compression is enabled, an attacker might send highly-com-
pressed XML elements (attack known as "zip bomb") over XMPP streams and 
consume all the resources of the server.

The SAX XML parser lua-expat is also affected by this issues.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.2-4+deb7u1 of prosody.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.4-1 of prosody.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.0-5+deb7u1 of lua-expat.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.0-1 lua-expat.

We recommend that you upgrade your prosody and lua-expat 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/

Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Advisories

LinuxSecurity Poll

How frequently do you patch/update your system?

No answer selected. Please try again.
Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
/main-polls/52-how-frequently-do-you-patch-update-your-system?task=poll.vote&format=json
52
radio
[{"id":"179","title":"As soon as patches\/updates are released - I track advisories for my distro(s) diligently","votes":"43","type":"x","order":"1","pct":84.31,"resources":[]},{"id":"180","title":"Every so often, when I think of it","votes":"4","type":"x","order":"2","pct":7.84,"resources":[]},{"id":"181","title":"Hardly ever","votes":"4","type":"x","order":"3","pct":7.84,"resources":[]}] ["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"] ["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"] 350

Please vote first in order to view vote results.

VOTE ON THE POLL PAGE


VIEW MORE POLLS

bottom 200

Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]

We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.