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ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201206-10 / ejabberd
Release Date June 21, 2012
Latest Revision June 21, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-im/ejabberd < 2.1.9 >= 2.1.9 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #308047, #370201, #386075

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ejabberd, the worst of which allowing for remote Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information

Background

ejabberd is the Erlang jabber daemon.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ejabberd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

ejabberd allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition with the result of either crashing the daemon or the whole system by causing memory and CPU consumption.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ejabberd users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/ejabberd-2.1.9"

4.  References



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