Upstream information

CVE-2016-10188 at MITRE


Use-after-free vulnerability in bitlbee-libpurple before 3.5 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by causing a file transfer connection to expire.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1022497 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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