FreeBSD : prosody -- user impersonation vulnerability (50394bc9-c5fa-11e5-96a5-d93b343d1ff7)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88466


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


The Prosody team reports :

Adopt key generation algorithm from XEP-0185, to prevent impersonation attacks (CVE-2016-0756)


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88466

File Name: freebsd_pkg_50394bc9c5fa11e596a5d93b343d1ff7.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/29

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:prosody, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0756