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<glsa id="201207-05">
<title>pidgin-otr: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A format string vulnerability in pidgin-otr may allow execution of
arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pidgin-otr</product>
<announced>July 09, 2012</announced>
<revised>July 09, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>416263</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="x11-plugins/pidgin-otr" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.2.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.2.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>pidgin-otr messaging allows you to have private conversations over
instant messaging.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A format string vulnerability has been found in the "log_message_cb()"
function in otr-plugin.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All pidgin-otr users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=x11-plugins/pidgin-otr-3.2.1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2369">CVE-2012-2369</uri>
</references>
<metadata timestamp="Sun, 10 Jun 2012 15:39:18 +0000" tag="requester">
underling
</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:35:33 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>