FreeBSD : pidgin-otr -- use after free (77e0b631-e6cf-11e5-85be-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Hanno Bock reports :

The pidgin-otr plugin version 4.0.2 fixes a heap use after free error.
The bug is triggered when a user tries to authenticate a buddy and
happens in the function create_smp_dialog.

See also :

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/572
https://bugs.otr.im/issues/88
https://bugs.otr.im/issues/128
http://www.nessus.org/u?1e4f27a8

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89853 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8833

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