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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89853


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89853

File Name: freebsd_pkg_77e0b631e6cf11e585be14dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/11

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pidgin-otr, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8833