openSUSE Security Update : mcabber (openSUSE-2017-282)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97314


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


mcabber was updated to 1.0.5 to fix the following issues :

- Much better performances with huge rosters.

- Fix an issue with carbons (CVE-2017-5589, boo#1024690).

- Fix a small memory leak.

- contrib/vim: Support reloading filetype detection.


Update the affected mcabber packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97314

File Name: openSUSE-2017-282.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/22

Modified: 2017/02/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mcabber, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mcabber-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mcabber-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mcabber-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5589