[SECURITY] Fedora 23 Update: prosody-0.9.10-1.fc23

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Fedora Update Notification
2016-02-05 17:31:31.573263

Name        : prosody
Product     : Fedora 23
Version     : 0.9.10
Release     : 1.fc23
URL         : https://prosody.im/
Summary     : Flexible communications server for Jabber/XMPP
Description :
Prosody is a flexible communications server for Jabber/XMPP written in Lua.
It aims to be easy to use, and light on resources. For developers it aims
to be easy to extend and give a flexible system on which to rapidly develop
added functionality, or prototype new protocols.

Update Information:

Prosody 0.9.10 ==============  A summary of changes in this release:   Security
--------   * mod_dialback: Adopt key generation algorithm from XEP-0185, to
prevent impersonation attacks (CVE-2016-0756)   Fixes and improvements
----------------------   * Startup: Open /dev/urandom read-only, to fix a
failure to start on some systems (fixes #585)  * Networking: Improve handling of
the 'select' network backend running out of file descriptors   Minor changes
-------------   * Networking: Increase default internal read size to prevent
connections stalling with LuaEvent (see #583)  * DNS: Discard queries that
failed to send due to connection errors (fixes #598)  * c2s, s2s: Lower priority
of shutdown handler, so that modules such as MUC can always send shutdown
notifications to (remote) users (fixes #601)

  [ 1 ] Bug #1302463 - CVE-2016-0756 prosody: mod_dialback allows impersonation attacks

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update prosody' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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