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Category:   Application (Instant Messaging/IRC/Chat)  >   Jabber GG Transport Vendors:   Konieczny, Jacek et al
Jabber Gadu-Gadu Transport May Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1009248
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 28 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.8
Description:   Some vulnerabilities were reported in Jabber Gadu-Gadu Transport. A remote user may be able to cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

It is reported that a remote registered user can re-register to cause the system to enter an infinite loop.

The software contains other potential denial of service conditions, the report said.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target application.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed version (2.0.8), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  Jabber Gadu-Gadu Transport 2.0.8

- Jabber Gadu-Gadu Transport 2.0.8
   by Jacek Konieczny (
   Friday, February 20th 2004 14:24

Communications :: Chat

About: The Jabber Gadu-Gadu transport provides Gadu-Gadu protocol support
(which is a very popular proprietary instant messaging protocol in

Changes: This release fixes several major bugs (DoS possibility). It also
includes jabberd 2.0 and 64-bit (AMD-64) compatibility fixes.

License: GNU General Public License (GPL)



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