FreeBSD : telepathy-gabble -- TLS verification bypass (a3c2dee5-cdb9-11e2-b9ce-080027019be0)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Simon McVittie reports :

This release fixes a man-in-the-middle attack.

If you use an unencrypted connection to a 'legacy Jabber' (pre-XMPP)
server, this version of Gabble will not connect until you make one of
these configuration changes :

. upgrade the server software to something that supports XMPP 1.0; or

. use an encrypted 'old SSL' connection, typically on port 5223
(old-ssl); or

. turn off 'Encryption required (TLS/SSL)' (require-encryption).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66815 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1431

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