CVE-2017-5593

NameCVE-2017-5593
DescriptionAn incorrect implementation of "XEP-0280: Message Carbons" in multiple XMPP clients allows a remote attacker to impersonate any user, including contacts, in the vulnerable application's display. This allows for various kinds of social engineering attacks. This CVE is for Psi+ (0.16.563.580 - 0.16.571.627).
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
psi-plus (PTS)jessie0.16.330-1fixed
stretch0.16.330-1.3fixed
buster1.4.554-2fixed
bullseye, sid1.4.554-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
psi-plussource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- psi-plus <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present, XEP-0280 not implemented)

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