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libotr: information disclosure

Package(s):libotr CVE #(s):
Created:January 31, 2014 Updated:February 5, 2014
Description:

From the Debian bug report:

It's been known [1] since 2006 that clients supporting both OTRv1 and v2 (such as libotr 3.x) are subject to protocol downgrade attacks clients. It's also been known for a while that OTRv1 has serious security issues (that were the main reason for a v2, actually). In short, support v2 only is the only safe way to go these days.

Alerts:
Ubuntu USN-2091-1 libotr 2014-01-30

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