Pidgin OTR < 3.2.1 Format String

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host has an application installed that is affected by a
remote format string vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Pidgin OTR (Off-the-Record) installed on the remote
Windows host is prior to 3.2.1 and is, therefore, affected by a format
string vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the affected host.

See also :

http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/index.php#news
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q2/335

Solution :

Upgrade to Pidgin OTR 3.2.1 or higher.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 59195 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53557

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2369

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