GLSA-201707-14 : Gajim: Information disclosure
Low Nessus Plugin ID 101345
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
Remote attackers, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious XMPP server, could extract plaintext from Off The Record (OTR) encrypted sessions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Gajim users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/gajim-0.16.6-r1'