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Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:40:06 +0000
From: Joe Malcolm <>
Subject: CVE Request: jabberd remote information disclosure

Was a CVE assigned for this?


Thijs Alkemade writes:
>A buffer overflow was found in the XMPP server jabberd2 when normalizing
>strings that can lead to remote information disclosure [1]. When parsing a
>JID, jabberd2 version 2.3.2 and below truncate the data but do not verify
>whether the result is valid UTF8 before passing it to libidn. If the data ends
>with an unterminated multi-byte UTF8 sequence then libidn may copy data past
>the buffer into the result. This can be exploited by remote clients or remote
>Could you please assign a CVE for this issue?
>[1] =
>Best regards,
>Thijs Alkemade

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