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: