CVE-2016-2367

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

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:14 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:

An information leak 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 user, server, or man-in-the-middle can send an invalid size for an avatar which will trigger an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. This could result in a denial of service or copy data from memory to the file, resulting in an information leak if the avatar is sent to another user.

  • CVE-2016-2367 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: 3.5 - LOW

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201701-38) — Gentoo Security security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201701-38
Pidgin Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 91335
Cisco Talos - Talos 2016 0135 Technical Description
Third Party Advisory
www.talosintelligence.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0135/
USN-3031-1: Pidgin vulnerabilities | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
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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
Pidgin Security Advisories Patch
Vendor Advisory
web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo CONFIRM www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=100

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: