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CVE-2012-2369

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-05-16
Bugzilla: 822226: CVE-2012-2369 pidgin-otr: Format string security flaw in pidgin-otr

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Format 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.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2369 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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