BitlBee before 3.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file transfer request for a contact that is not in the contact list.
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-2016-10189

5.92%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-10189

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-10189

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-10189

Products affected by CVE-2016-10189

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