GLSA-200809-14 : BitlBee: Security bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200809-14
(BitlBee: Security bypass)

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities were reported, including a NULL
pointer dereference.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to overwrite
existing IM accounts.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All BitlBee users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/bitlbee-1.2.3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34272 (gentoo_GLSA-200809-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3920