Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1774-1 ejabberd -- insufficient input sanitising

Date Reported:
17 Apr 2009
Affected Packages:
ejabberd
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2009-0934.
More information:

It was discovered that ejabberd, a distributed, fault-tolerant Jabber/XMPP server, does not sufficiently sanitise MUC logs, allowing remote attackers to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The oldstable distribution (etch) is not affected by this issue.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.1-6+lenny1.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.5-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ejabberd packages.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (lenny)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_alpha.deb
AMD64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_amd64.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_arm.deb
ARM EABI:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_armel.deb
HP Precision:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_hppa.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_ia64.deb
Big-endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_mips.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/e/ejabberd/ejabberd_2.0.1-6+lenny1_sparc.deb

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.