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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">

<glsa id="200809-14">
  <title>BitlBee: Security bypass</title>
  <synopsis>
    Multiple vulnerabilities in Bitlbee may allow to bypass security
    restrictions and hijack accounts.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">bitlbee</product>
  <announced>September 23, 2008</announced>
  <revised>September 23, 2008: 01</revised>
  <bug>236160</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-im/bitlbee" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.2.3</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.2.3</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    BitlBee is an IRC to IM gateway that support multiple IM protocols.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities were reported, including a NULL
    pointer dereference.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>
    A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to overwrite
    existing IM accounts.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All BitlBee users should upgrade to the latest version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-im/bitlbee-1.2.3&quot;</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3920">CVE-2008-3920</uri>
    <uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3969">CVE-2008-3969</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 05 Sep 2008 20:44:15 +0000">
    p-y
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 19 Sep 2008 20:00:27 +0000">
    p-y
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 20 Sep 2008 21:14:39 +0000">
    p-y
  </metadata>
</glsa>