USN-4306-1: Dino vulnerabilities

17 March 2020

Several security issues were fixed in dino-im.

Releases

Packages

  • dino-im - modern XMPP client

Details

It was discovered that Dino incorrectly validated inputs. An attacker could use
this issue to possibly obtain, inject or remove sensitive information.

This update also includes a fix to the encryption implementation in Dino to
support 12 byte IVs, in addition to 16 byte IVs.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.