Upstream information

CVE-2016-2375 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.96 4.30
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 984655 [CONFIRMED], 991708 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA
pidgin
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA
pidgin