A security issue has been reported in gtalkbot, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose sensitive information.
The problem is that certain user credentials are passed to the application as arguments on the command line. This can be exploited to gain knowledge of usernames and passwords of other services via the process list.
The security issue is reported in versions prior to 1.1.
Solution: Update to version 1.1 or later.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: http://www.stillhq.com/gtalkbot/000003.html
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