GLSA-202305-07 : slixmpp: Insufficient Certificate Validation

high Nessus Plugin ID 175039


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202305-07 (slixmpp: Insufficient Certificate Validation)

- Slixmpp before 1.8.3 lacks SSL Certificate hostname validation in XMLStream, allowing an attacker to pose as any server in the eyes of Slixmpp. (CVE-2022-45197)

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


All slixmpp users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --upgrade --verbose >=dev-python/slixmpp-1.8.3

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 175039

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202305-07.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 5/3/2023

Updated: 5/3/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-45197


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:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-45197