CVE-2012-2369

NameCVE-2012-2369
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the log_message_cb function in otr-plugin.c in the Off-the-Record Messaging (OTR) pidgin-otr plugin before 3.2.1 for Pidgin might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in data that generates a log message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2476-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs673154

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin-otr (PTS)wheezy3.2.1-3+deb7u1fixed
jessie, jessie (security)4.0.1-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid4.0.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pidgin-otrsource(unstable)3.2.1-1medium673154
pidgin-otrsourcesqueeze3.2.0-5+squeeze1highDSA-2476-1

Notes

libotr not affected

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