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Bug 850872 - (CVE-2012-3525) CVE-2012-3525 jabberd: Prone to unsolicited XMPP Dialback attacks
CVE-2012-3525 jabberd: Prone to unsolicited XMPP Dialback attacks
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
Dimitar Yordanov
impact=low,public=20120821,reported=2...
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Depends On: 880130 882195
Blocks: 850876
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Reported: 2012-08-22 11:21 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2015-08-19 05:18 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-09-19 22:02:29 EDT
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-22 11:21:02 EDT
A security flaw was found in the XMPP Dialback protocol implementation of jabberd2, OpenSource server implementation of the Jabber protocols (Verify Response and Authorization Response were not checked within XMPP protocol server to server session). A rogue XMPP server could use this flaw to spoof one or more domains, when communicating with vulnerable server implementation, possibly leading into XMPP's Server Dialback protections bypass.

References:
[1] http://xmpp.org/resources/security-notices/server-dialback/

Upstream patch:
[2] https://github.com/Jabberd2/jabberd2/commit/aabcffae560d5fd00cd1d2ffce5d760353cf0a4d
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-22 11:24:16 EDT
This issue has been corrected in the (upcoming) Fedora and Fedora EPEL jabberd packages:

Rawhide:       jabberd-2.2.16-5.fc18
Fedora-17:     jabberd-2.2.14-4.fc17
Fedora-16:     jabberd-2.2.14-4.fc16
Fedora EPEL 6: jabberd-2.2.14-4.el6
Fedora EPEL 5: jabberd-2.2.11-4.el5
Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-22 11:25:10 EDT
This issue affects the versions of the jabberd package, as shipped with Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.4 and with Red Hat Network Proxy Server 5.4.
Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-22 11:30:16 EDT
CVE request:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/22/5
Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-08-23 06:53:09 EDT
The CVE identifier of CVE-2012-3525 has been assigned to this issue:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/22/6
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-09-02 20:48:14 EDT
jabberd-2.2.14-4.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-09-02 20:48:30 EDT
jabberd-2.2.14-4.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-09-09 14:32:13 EDT
jabberd-2.2.11-4.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-09-09 14:34:59 EDT
jabberd-2.2.14-4.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2012-09-17 19:29:10 EDT
jabberd-2.2.17-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 12 Stefan Cornelius 2012-11-01 05:03:46 EDT
Statement:

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.
Comment 29 errata-xmlrpc 2012-12-04 14:14:49 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Network Proxy v 5.5

Via RHSA-2012:1539 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1539.html
Comment 30 errata-xmlrpc 2012-12-04 14:15:26 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Network Satellite Server v 5.5

Via RHSA-2012:1538 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1538.html

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