[arch-security] [ASA-201603-6] libotr: arbitrary code execution
Chris.Rebischke at archlinux.org
Wed Mar 9 21:07:54 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201603-6
Date : 2016-03-09
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-2851
Package : libotr
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package libotr before version 4.1.1-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code
Upgrade to 4.1.1-1.
# pacman -Syu "libotr>=4.1.1-1"
The problems has been fixed upstream in version 4.1.1.
- CVE-2016-2851 (arbitrary code execution)
Versions 4.1.0 and earlier of libotr in 64-bit builds contain an integer
overflow security flaw. This flaw could potentially be exploited by a remote
attacker to cause a heap buffer overflow and subsequently for arbitrary code
to be executed on the user's machine.
A remote attacker is able to create a payload that is leading to arbitrary
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