Debian DSA-5047-1 : prosody - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 156768



The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


The remote Debian 10 / 11 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5047 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the prosody packages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 0.11.9-2+deb11u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156768

File Name: debian_DSA-5047.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/16/2022

Updated: 1/16/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0217


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:prosody, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0217