Published on September 16th, 2020 📆 | 7361 Views ⚑0
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4506-1 ≈ Packet Storm
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4506-1
September 16, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
MCabber could be made to modify the roster and intercept messages if it
received specially crafted XMPP packets.
– mcabber: small Jabber (XMPP) console client
It was discovered that MCabber does not properly manage roster pushes. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to remotely perform
man-in-the-middle attacks. (CVE-2016-9928).
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.