cve-2009-3026-00

Summary XMPP may not enforce TLS
Date 2009-09-03
CVE Number CVE-2009-3026
Discovered By bugdave in ticket
Fixed In Release 2.6.0

Description

The XMPP protocol plugin can be tricked into establishing an insecure connection by a malicious man in the middle by causing libpurple to use the older IQ-based login and then not offering TLS/SSL. The “require TLS/SSL” option was introduced in 2.2.0.

Mitigation

Respect the “require TLS/SSL” preference for this type of connection.

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