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CVE-2016-10189 Detail

Current Description

BitlBee before 3.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file transfer request for a contact that is not in the contact list.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3853
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/30/4 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/31/11 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95931
https://bugs.bitlbee.org/ticket/1282 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/bitlbee/bitlbee/commit/701ab8129ba9ea64f569daedca9a8603abad740f Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:bitlbee:bitlbee
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Up to (including)
3.4.2
 cpe:/a:bitlbee:bitlbee-libpurple
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Up to (including)
3.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10189
NVD Published Date:
03/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017