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Bug 620146 (CVE-2016-10376) - <net-im/gajim-0.16.6-r1: XEP-0146 makes it possible to extract plain-text from OTR sessions (CVE-2016-10376)
Summary: <net-im/gajim-0.16.6-r1: XEP-0146 makes it possible to extract plain-text fro...
Alias: CVE-2016-10376
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-05-29 15:00 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2017-07-10 00:06 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: Yes
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-05-29 15:00:14 UTC
From ${URL} :

Gajim unconditionally implements the "XEP-0146: Remote Controlling Clients" extension. This can be abused by malicious XMPP servers to, for example, extract plaintext from OTR encrypted sessions.

Upstream issue:

Upstream patch:


@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Amadeusz Żołnowski (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-05-29 16:58:29 UTC
gajim-0.16.6-r1 with the fix is in the tree.
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-06-01 07:41:50 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 3 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-06-01 09:14:39 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 4 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2017-06-12 18:53:18 UTC
arm stable
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-06-13 12:33:40 UTC
ppc64 stable
Comment 6 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-06-21 12:01:16 UTC
ppc stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Security, please vote.
Comment 7 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-07-04 21:22:39 UTC
Arches, Thank you for your work.
New GLSA Request filed.

Maintainer(s), please drop the vulnerable version(s).
Comment 8 Amadeusz Żołnowski (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-07-05 19:25:57 UTC
Dropped 0.16.6.
Comment 9 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-07-10 00:06:53 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201707-14 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).