Debian: DSA-4198-1: prosody security update

    Date09 May 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Albert Dengg discovered that incorrect parsing of messages in the Prosody Jabber/XMPP server may result in denial of service. The oldstable distribution (jessie) is not affected.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4198-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 09, 2018                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : prosody
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-18265
    Debian Bug     : 875829
    
    Albert Dengg discovered that incorrect parsing of  messages
    in the Prosody Jabber/XMPP server may result in denial of service.
    
    The oldstable distribution (jessie) is not affected.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.12-2+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your prosody packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of prosody please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/prosody
    
    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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