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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2370: MXIT Custom Resource Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2370: MXIT Custom Resource Denial of Service Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
12/18/2019
Added
11/08/2019
Modified
11/08/2019

Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent from the server could potentially result in an out-of-bounds read. A malicious server or man-in-the-middle attacker can send invalid data to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pidgin

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