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Debian: CVE-2016-2365: pidgin -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-2365: pidgin -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/15/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent via the server could potentially result in a null pointer dereference. A malicious server or an attacker who intercepts the network traffic can send invalid data to trigger this vulnerability and cause a crash.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-pidgin

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