GLSA-201707-14 : Gajim: Information disclosure

Low Nessus Plugin ID 101345


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-14 (Gajim: Information disclosure)

Gajim unconditionally implements the “XEP-0146: Remote Controlling Clients” extension.
Impact :

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious XMPP server, could extract plaintext from Off The Record (OTR) encrypted sessions.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Gajim users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/gajim-0.16.6-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 101345

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201707-14.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/10

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N


Base Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gajim, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10376

GLSA: 201707-14