Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : empathy vulnerabilities (USN-1250-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in
the Adium theme allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary JavaScript
or HTML via a crafted nickname in XMPP group conversations.

Solution :

Update the affected empathy package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56680 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50323

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3635
CVE-2011-4170