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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2380: pidgin Multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2380: pidgin Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/26/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

An information leak exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent to the server could potentially result in an out-of-bounds read. A user could be convinced to enter a particular string which would then get converted incorrectly and could lead to a potential out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pidgin

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