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CVE-2016-2373 Detail

Current 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 user can send an invalid mood to trigger this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3620 Third Party Advisory
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=106 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91335 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0141/ Technical Description Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3031-1 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-38

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin
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Up to (including)
2.10.12

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2373
NVD Published Date:
01/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/29/2017