Use-after-free vulnerability in bitlbee-libpurple before 3.5 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by causing a file transfer connection to expire.
Published 2017-03-14 14:59:00
Updated 2017-11-04 01:29:16
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-10188

0.70%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 78 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-10188

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-10188

  • The product reuses or references memory after it has been freed. At some point afterward, the memory may be allocated again and saved in another pointer, while the original pointer references a location somewhere within the new allocation. Any operations using the original pointer are no longer valid because the memory "belongs" to the code that operates on the new pointer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-10188

Products affected by CVE-2016-10188

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