CVE-2016-10189

NameCVE-2016-10189
DescriptionBitlBee before 3.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file transfer request for a contact that is not in the contact list.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-832-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bitlbee (PTS)wheezy3.0.5-1.2vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.0.5-1.2+deb7u1fixed
jessie3.2.2-2vulnerable
stretch, sid3.5.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bitlbeesource(unstable)3.5-1medium
bitlbeesourcewheezy3.0.5-1.2+deb7u1mediumDLA-832-1

Notes

https://bugs.bitlbee.org/ticket/1282
Fixed by: https://github.com/bitlbee/bitlbee/commit/701ab8129ba9ea64f569daedca9a8603abad740f (3.5)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/30/4
When fixing this CVE make sure to apply as well
https://github.com/bitlbee/bitlbee/commit/30d598ce7cd3f136ee9d7097f39fa9818a272441
to not open CVE-2017-5668

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