FreeBSD : prosody -- user impersonation vulnerability (50394bc9-c5fa-11e5-96a5-d93b343d1ff7)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Prosody team reports :

Adopt key generation algorithm from XEP-0185, to prevent impersonation
attacks (CVE-2016-0756)

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=206707
https://prosody.im/security/advisory_20160127/
http://www.nessus.org/u?beb6cd3c

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88466 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0756

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