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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-31
(jabberd 1.x: Denial of Service vulnerability)
Jose Antonio Calvo found a defect in routines handling XML parsing of
incoming data. jabberd 1.x may crash upon reception of invalid data on
any socket connection on which XML is parsed.
A remote attacker may send a specific sequence of bytes to an open
socket to crash the jabberd server, resulting in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All jabberd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-im/jabberd-1.4.3-r4'
# emerge '>=net-im/jabberd-1.4.3-r4'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14799 (gentoo_GLSA-200409-31.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1378
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