CVE-2016-2380

Published: 23 June 2016

An information leak exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent to the server could potentially result in an out-of-bounds read. A user could be convinced to enter a particular string which would then get converted incorrectly and could lead to a potential out-of-bounds read.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 3.1

Status

Package Release Status
pidgin
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.11.0-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.10.12-0ubuntu5.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1:2.10.9-0ubuntu3.3)
Patches:
Upstream: https://bitbucket.org/pidgin/main/commits/8172584fd640