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CVE-2016-2375 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable out-of-bounds read exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT contact information sent from the server can result in memory disclosure.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3620 Third Party Advisory
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=108 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91335 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0143/ Technical Description Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3031-1 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-38

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.10.12

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2375
NVD Published Date:
01/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/29/2017