Ubuntu 1873-1: telepathy-gabble vulnerabilities

    Date12 Jun 2013
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in telepathy-gabble.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1873-1
    June 12, 2013
    
    telepathy-gabble vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 13.04
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in telepathy-gabble.
    
    Software Description:
    - telepathy-gabble: Jabber/XMPP connection manager
    
    Details:
    
    Maksim Otstavnov discovered that telepathy-gabble incorrectly handled
    TLS when connecting to legacy jabber servers. If a remote attacker were
    able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to
    view sensitive information. (CVE-2013-1431)
    
    It was discovered that telepathy-gabble incorrectly handled certain
    messages. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause applications using
    telepathy-gabble to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue
    only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1769)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 13.04:
      telepathy-gabble                0.16.5-0ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      telepathy-gabble                0.16.1-2ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      telepathy-gabble                0.16.0-0ubuntu3.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
    the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1873-1
      CVE-2013-1431, CVE-2013-1769
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/telepathy-gabble/0.16.5-0ubuntu1.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/telepathy-gabble/0.16.1-2ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/telepathy-gabble/0.16.0-0ubuntu3.1
    
    
    
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