Debian: DSA-4216-1: prosody security update

    Date02 Jun 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    It was discovered that Prosody, a lightweight Jabber/XMPP server, does not properly validate client-provided parameters during XMPP stream restarts, allowing authenticated users to override the realm associated with their session, potentially bypassing security policies and allowing
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4216-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 02, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : prosody
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10847
    Debian Bug     : 900524
    
    It was discovered that Prosody, a lightweight Jabber/XMPP server, does
    not properly validate client-provided parameters during XMPP stream
    restarts, allowing authenticated users to override the realm associated
    with their session, potentially bypassing security policies and allowing
    impersonation.
    
    Details can be found in the upstream advisory at
    https://prosody.im/security/advisory_20180531/
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.9.7-2+deb8u4.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.12-2+deb9u2.
    
    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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