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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-2640) ELSA-2017-1854: pidgin security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-2640) ELSA-2017-1854: pidgin security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/08/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the way Pidgin before 2.12.0 processed XML content. A malicious remote server could potentially use this flaw to crash Pidgin or execute arbitrary code in the context of the pidgin process.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-finch
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-finch-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-perl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-tcl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin-perl

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