CVE-2017-2640

Published: 10 March 2017

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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
pidgin
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.12.0-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.10.12-0ubuntu5.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1:2.10.9-0ubuntu3.4)
Patches:
Upstream: https://bitbucket.org/pidgin/main/commits/b2fc9e774cb9