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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-3461

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-3461

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/20/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The (1) otrl_base64_otr_decode function in src/b64.c; (2) otrl_proto_data_read_flags and (3) otrl_proto_accept_data functions in src/proto.c; and (4) decode function in toolkit/parse.c in libotr before 3.2.1 allocates a zero-length buffer when decoding a base64 string, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a message with the value "?OTR:===.", which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libotr
  • suse-upgrade-libotr-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-libotr-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libotr-tools
  • suse-upgrade-libotr-tools-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-libotr2
  • suse-upgrade-libotr2-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-sle-sdk-release

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