GLSA-201206-10 : ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59648


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-10 (ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ejabberd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

ejabberd allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition with the result of either crashing the daemon or the whole system by causing memory and CPU consumption.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All ejabberd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/ejabberd-2.1.9'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59648

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201206-10.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ejabberd, 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: 6/21/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0305, CVE-2011-1753, CVE-2011-4320

BID: 38003, 48072, 50737

CWE: 20

GLSA: 201206-10