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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0117
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0117
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0117

Vulnerability Insight:
A remote attacker may crash or execute arbitrary code in libotr before 4.1.1 by sending large OTR messages. While processing specially crafted messages, attacker controlled data on the heap is written out of bounds (CVE-2016-2851).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-2851
BugTraq ID: 84285
Bugtraq: 20160309 Advisory X41-2016-001: Memory Corruption Vulnerability in "libotr" (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-3512 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0708 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0732 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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