Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2016-2378 First vendor Publication 2017-01-06
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-03-30

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 8.1
Base Score 8.1 Environmental Score 8.1
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 8.1
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.2
 
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol Pidgin. Specially crafted data sent via the server could potentially result in a buffer overflow, potentially resulting in memory corruption. A malicious server or an unfiltered malicious user can send negative length values to trigger this vulnerability.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-2378

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 71
Os 3
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-01-17 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201701-38.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-07-18 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3620.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-07-13 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-3031-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-07-05 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-542.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-06-23 Name : An instant messaging client installed on the remote host is affected by multi...
File : pidgin_2_11_0.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91335
CONFIRM http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=94
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3620
GENTOO https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-38
MISC http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0120/
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3031-1

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2020-05-23 01:59:10
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2018-09-25 12:11:29
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2017-03-30 12:06:02
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2017-01-11 09:25:25
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2017-01-10 17:24:18
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2017-01-07 05:22:25
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