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Secunia Security Advisory 31690

Secunia Security Advisory 31690
Posted Sep 5, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Fedora has issued an update for bitlbee. This fixes a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and hijack accounts.

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Secunia Security Advisory 31690

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TITLE:
Fedora update for bitlbee

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA31690

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/31690/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Hijacking, Security Bypass

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Fedora 9
http://secunia.com/product/18642/

DESCRIPTION:
Fedora has issued an update for bitlbee. This fixes a security issue,
which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security
restrictions and hijack accounts.

For more information:
SA31633

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update bitlbee").

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00045.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA31633:
http://secunia.com/advisories/31633/

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About:
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everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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