Upstream information

CVE-2017-5589 at MITRE


An 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 yaxim and Bruno (0.8.6 - 0.8.8; Android).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.9
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1024687 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1024696 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1024736 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:


List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • python36-sleekxmpp >= 1.3.3-4.18
  • python36-slixmpp >= 1.5.2-1.9
  • python38-sleekxmpp >= 1.3.3-4.18
  • python38-slixmpp >= 1.5.2-1.9
  • python39-sleekxmpp >= 1.3.3-4.18
  • python39-slixmpp >= 1.5.2-1.9
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA python36-sleekxmpp-1.3.3-4.18
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA python36-slixmpp-1.5.2-1.9

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Feb 22 12:26:18 2018
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:13:39 2023