openSUSE Security Update : bitlbee (openSUSE-2017-328)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for bitlbee fixes the following security issues :

- A file transfer request from a contact not in the
contact list could have resulted in a NULL pointer
dereference, causing remote DoS by malicious remote
clients (CVE-2016-10189, bnc#1022498).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1022498

Solution :

Update the affected bitlbee packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97711 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10189

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