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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-4323: pidgin security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-4323: pidgin security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
12/19/2019
Added
12/18/2019
Modified
12/18/2019

Description

A directory traversal exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent from the server could potentially result in an overwrite of files. A malicious server or someone with access to the network traffic can provide an invalid filename for a splash image triggering the vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-libpurple

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