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libotr multiple buffer overflows
Published:20.08.2012
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:12525
Type:library
Threat Level:
6/10
Description:multiple heap overflows.
Affected:LIBOTR : libotr 3.2
CVE: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.)
Original documentdocumentUBUNTU, [USN-1541-1] libotr vulnerability (20.08.2012)

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