GLSA-200804-26 : Openfire: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200804-26
(Openfire: Denial of Service)

Openfire's connection manager in the file
cannot handle clients that fail to read messages, and has no limit on
their session's send buffer.

Impact :

Remote authenticated attackers could trigger large outgoing queues
without reading messages, causing a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Openfire users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/openfire-3.5.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32046 (gentoo_GLSA-200804-26.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1728

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