openSUSE Security Update : gajim (openSUSE-2016-29)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88119


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to gajim 0.16.5 fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-8688: Message interception due to unverified origin of roster push - Improve security on connexion and for roster managment (boo#960668)

The following on-security improvements were added :

- Improve MAM implementation.

- Ability for emoticons to be sorted in menu.


Update the affected gajim packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88119

File Name: openSUSE-2016-29.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/25

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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


Base Score: 5.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gajim, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gajim-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8688