openSUSE Security Update : mcabber (openSUSE-2017-282)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

mcabber was updated to 1.0.5 to fix the following issues :

- Much better performances with huge rosters.

- Fix an issue with carbons (CVE-2017-5589, boo#1024690).

- Fix a small memory leak.

- contrib/vim: Support reloading filetype detection.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024690

Solution :

Update the affected mcabber packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97314 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5589

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