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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-2379: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo 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
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

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)

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

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