Debian Security Advisory DSA-2476-1 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Jonathan Wiltshire May 19, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
Package : pidgin-otr Vulnerability : format string vulnerability Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-2369 Debian Bug : 673154
intrigeri discovered a format string error in pidgin-otr, an off-the-record messaging plugin for Pidgin.
This could be exploited by a remote attacker to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the user's machine.
The problem is only in pidgin-otr. Other applications which use libotr are not affected.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.0-5+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.1-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.1-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your pidgin-otr packages.
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