Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4198-1 prosody -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 May 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 875829.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18265.
- More information:
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