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Ubuntu: USN-3031-1 (CVE-2016-2366): Pidgin vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3031-1 (CVE-2016-2366): Pidgin vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/12/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent via the server could potentially result in an out-of-bounds read. A malicious server or an attacker who intercepts the network traffic can send invalid data to trigger this vulnerability and cause a crash.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpurple0

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