openSUSE Security Update : bitlbee (openSUSE-2017-328)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97711


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for bitlbee fixes the following security issues :

- A file transfer request from a contact not in the contact list could have resulted in a NULL pointer dereference, causing remote DoS by malicious remote clients (CVE-2016-10189, bnc#1022498).


Update the affected bitlbee packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97711

File Name: openSUSE-2017-328.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/14

Modified: 2017/03/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bitlbee, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bitlbee-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bitlbee-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bitlbee-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, 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: 2017/03/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10189