Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : libotr vulnerabilities (USN-2091-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 72230


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.


This update disables the OTR v1 protocol to prevent protocol downgrade attacks.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libotr2 package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72230

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2091-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/01/31

Modified: 2016/05/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libotr2, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/29

Reference Information

OSVDB: 105458, 105459, 105460, 105461

USN: 2091-1