Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3853-1 bitlbee -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10188, CVE-2016-10189.
- More information:
It was discovered that bitlbee, an IRC to other chat networks gateway, contained issues that allowed a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (via application crash), or potentially execute arbitrary commands.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 3.2.2-2+deb8u1.
For the upcoming stable (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 3.5-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your bitlbee packages.