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pidgin-otr: Arbitrary code execution

Description

### Background pidgin-otr messaging allows you to have private conversations over instant messaging. ### Description A format string vulnerability has been found in the "log_message_cb()" function in otr-plugin.c. ### Impact A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition. ### Workaround There is no known workaround at this time. ### Resolution All pidgin-otr users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-plugins/pidgin-otr-3.2.1"


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Gentoo any x11-plugins/pidgin-otr 3.2.1

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