Pidgin OTR < 3.2.1 Format String

High Nessus Plugin ID 59195

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VPR Score: 5.9


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


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.


Upgrade to Pidgin OTR 3.2.1 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59195

File Name: pidgin_otr_3_2_1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/05/18

Updated: 2019/12/04

Dependencies: 59194

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-2369

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:otr:pidgin-otr

Required KB Items: SMB/Pidgin_OTR/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2369

BID: 53557