Upstream information

CVE-2017-5593 at MITRE

Description

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 Psi+ (0.16.563.580 - 0.16.571.627).

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 AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1024687 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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