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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-2374: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-2374: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

An exploitable memory corruption vulnerability exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT MultiMX message sent via the server can result in an out-of-bounds write leading to memory disclosure and code execution.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-im-pidgin

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