openSUSE Security Update : mcabber (openSUSE-2016-1502)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for mcabber fixes the following issues :

- Update to version 1.0.4 (changes since 1.0.2) :

- Check the origin of roster pushes (boo#1014976,
CVE-2015-8688 (Gajim),
https://gultsch.de/gajim_roster_push_and_message_interce
ption.html)

- Link with the tinfo library.

- Fix default modules directory on OpenBSD.

- Create the history log directory if it doesn't exist.

- [OTR] Do not send empty subjects.

- [UI] /set does not display password values anymore.

- [MUC] Use nick to set the role.

- Misc help/documentation updates.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1014976
https://gultsch.de/gajim_roster_push_and_message_interception.html

Solution :

Update the affected mcabber packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96064 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8688

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