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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702702
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2702-1 (telepathy-gabble - TLS verification bypass)
Summary:Maksim Otstavnov discovered that the Wocky submodule used by;telepathy-gabble, the Jabber/XMPP connection manager for the Telepathy;framework, does not respect the tls-required flag on legacy Jabber;servers. A network intermediary could use this vulnerability to bypass;TLS verification and perform a man-in-the-middle attack.
Description:Summary:
Maksim Otstavnov discovered that the Wocky submodule used by
telepathy-gabble, the Jabber/XMPP connection manager for the Telepathy
framework, does not respect the tls-required flag on legacy Jabber
servers. A network intermediary could use this vulnerability to bypass
TLS verification and perform a man-in-the-middle attack.

Affected Software/OS:
telepathy-gabble on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.15-1+squeeze2.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.16.5-1+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.16.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your telepathy-gabble packages.

CVSS Score:
6.8

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1431
Debian Security Information: DSA-2702 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2702
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q2/438
http://secunia.com/advisories/53779
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1873-1
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net

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