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FreeBSD Ports: libotr

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: libotr CVE-2012-3461 The (1) otrl_base64_otr_decode function in src/b64.c, (2) otrl_proto_data_read_flags and (3) otrl_proto_accept_data functions in src/proto.c, and (4) decode function in toolkit/parse.c in libotr before 3.2.1 allocates a zero-length buffer when decoding a base64 string, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a message with the value '?OTR:===.', which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)