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    Debian: DSA-3620-1: pidgin security update

    Date 15 Jul 2016
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    Yves Younan of Cisco Talos discovered several vulnerabilities in the MXit protocol support in pidgin, a multi-protocol instant messaging client. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a denial of service (application crash), overwrite files, information
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3620-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    July 15, 2016                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : pidgin
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2365 CVE-2016-2366 CVE-2016-2367 CVE-2016-2368
                     CVE-2016-2369 CVE-2016-2370 CVE-2016-2371 CVE-2016-2372
                     CVE-2016-2373 CVE-2016-2374 CVE-2016-2375 CVE-2016-2376
                     CVE-2016-2377 CVE-2016-2378 CVE-2016-2380 CVE-2016-4323
    
    Yves Younan of Cisco Talos discovered several vulnerabilities in the
    MXit protocol support in pidgin, a multi-protocol instant messaging
    client. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a
    denial of service (application crash), overwrite files, information
    disclosure, or potentially to execute arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.11.0-0+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 2.11.0-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.11.0-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your pidgin packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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