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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2368: MXIT g_snprintf Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2368: MXIT g_snprintf Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
12/18/2019
Added
11/08/2019
Modified
11/08/2019

Description

Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities exist in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent via the server could result in multiple buffer overflows, potentially resulting in code execution or memory disclosure.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pidgin

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