ESB-2018.1438 - [Linux][Debian] Prosody: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-05-10

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                               ESB-2018.1438
                          prosody security update
                                10 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Prosody
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-18265  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4198

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running prosody check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4198-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
May 09, 2018                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : prosody
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-18265
Debian Bug     : 875829

Albert Dengg discovered that incorrect parsing of <stream:error> messages
in the Prosody Jabber/XMPP server may result in denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (jessie) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.12-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your prosody packages.

For the detailed security status of prosody please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/prosody

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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