Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : telepathy-gabble vulnerability (USN-1067-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Gabble did not verify the from field of google
jingleinfo updates. This could allow a remote attacker to perform man
in the middle attacks (MITM) on streamed media.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected telepathy-gabble and / or telepathy-gabble-dbg
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52023 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1000