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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2379: pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2379: pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/29/2017
Created
12/18/2019
Added
11/08/2019
Modified
11/08/2019

Description

The Mxit protocol uses weak encryption when encrypting user passwords, which might allow attackers to (1) decrypt hashed passwords by leveraging knowledge of client registration codes or (2) gain login access by eavesdropping on login messages and re-using the hashed passwords.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pidgin

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