Risks
Vulnerabilities
Browse by
libpurple OTR Information Disclosure
09 March 2012
Bookmark and Share
libpurple is a library used to provide instant messaging functionality. It is used by the Pidgin and Adium IM clients. The library is exposed to an information disclosure issue. Specifically, the issue exists because OTR (off-the-record) messages are broadcast in plain text through DBUS. libpurple versions prior to 2.10.1, pidgin versions prior to 2.10.1 and pidgin-otr versions prior to 3.2.0 are affected.

Ref: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52175/references http://census-labs.com/news/2012/02/25/libpurple-otr-info-leak/

12.9.10 - CVE: CVE-2012-1257
Platform: Cross Platform


Spotlight

Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //