Fedora 8 : bitlbee-1.2.3-1.fc8 (2008-7761)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Upstream released Bitlbee 1.2.3 with the following changes to the
former release: - Fixed one more flaw similar to the previous
hijacking bug, caused by inconsistent handling of the
USTATUS_IDENTIFIED state. All code touching these variables was
reviewed and should be correct now. Finished 7 Sep 2008

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461424
http://www.nessus.org/u?13315e0c

Solution :

Update the affected bitlbee package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34174 (fedora_2008-7761.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3969

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