CVE-2016-2365

Published on: 01/06/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:15 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Ubuntu Linux from Canonical contain the following vulnerability:

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 a null pointer dereference. A malicious server or an attacker who intercepts the network traffic can send invalid data to trigger this vulnerability and cause a crash.

  • CVE-2016-2365 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: Pidgin - Pidgin version 2.10.11

CVSS3 Score: 5.9 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK HIGH NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Cisco Talos - Talos 2016 0133 Technical Description
Third Party Advisory
www.talosintelligence.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0133/
Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201701-38) — Gentoo Security security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201701-38
Pidgin Security Advisories Patch
Vendor Advisory
web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo CONFIRM www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=98
Pidgin Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 91335
USN-3031-1: Pidgin vulnerabilities | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
text/html
URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3031-1
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3620-1 pidgin Third Party Advisory
www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
text/html
URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3620

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux12.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux14.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux15.10AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux12.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux14.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux15.10AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux8.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux8.0AllAllAll
ApplicationPidginPidginAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: