GLSA-201206-10 : ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-10
(ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ejabberd. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

ejabberd allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition
with the result of either crashing the daemon or the whole system by
causing memory and CPU consumption.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-10.xml

Solution :

All ejabberd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/ejabberd-2.1.9'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59648 ()

Bugtraq ID: 38003
48072
50737

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0305
CVE-2011-1753
CVE-2011-4320