Upstream information

CVE-2016-2380 at MITRE

Description

An information leak exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent to the server could potentially result in an out-of-bounds read. A user could be convinced to enter a particular string which would then get converted incorrectly and could lead to a potential out-of-bounds read.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.30 2.57
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 984655 [CONFIRMED], 991718 [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