USN-2091-1: OTR vulnerabilities
29 January 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Applications using the OTR secure chat protocol could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- libotr - Off-the-Record Messaging library
This update disables the OTR v1 protocol to prevent protocol downgrade attacks.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart OTR applications to make all the necessary changes.