ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities — GLSA 201206-10

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

Affected Packages

net-im/ejabberd on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.1.9
Unaffected versions >= 2.1.9

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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ejabberd users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

References

Release Date
June 21, 2012

Latest Revision
June 21, 2012: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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