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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8833: pidgin-otr heap use after free vulnerability

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8833: pidgin-otr heap use after free vulnerability

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the create_smp_dialog function in gtk-dialog.c in the Off-the-Record Messaging (OTR) pidgin-otr plugin before 4.0.2 for Pidgin allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the "Authenticate buddy" menu item.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pidgin-otr

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