CVE-2016-2369

2017-01-06T21:59:00
ID CVE-2016-2369
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-03-30T01:59:00

Description

A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability exists in the handling of the MXIT protocol in Pidgin. Specially crafted MXIT data sent via the server could potentially result in a denial of service vulnerability. A malicious server can send a packet starting with a NULL byte triggering the vulnerability.