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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-2956
Last Modified 17 Mar 2011 10:25:01
Published 01 Jul 2008 06:41:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2956

Summary

** DISPUTED ** Memory leak in Pidgin 2.0.0, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via malformed XML documents. NOTE: this issue has been disputed by the upstream vendor, who states: "I was never able to identify a scenario under which a problem occurred and the original reporter wasn't able to supply any sort of reproduction details."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Pidgin 2.0.0


References

CONFIRM - https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2647

BID - 29985

BUGTRAQ - 20080806 rPSA-2008-0246-1 gaim

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080627 CVE Request (pidgin)

CONFIRM - http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0246

SECUNIA - 31387

MISC - http://crisp.cs.du.edu/?q=ca2007-1


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:02