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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2011-4601
Last Modified 02 Nov 2013 11:19:08
Published 24 Dec 2011 08:55:02
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-4601

Summary

family_feedbag.c in the oscar protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.1 does not perform the expected UTF-8 validation on message data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted (1) AIM or (2) ICQ message associated with buddy-list addition.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Pidgin 2.0.0

  • Pidgin 2.0.1

  • Pidgin 2.0.2

  • Pidgin 2.1.0

  • Pidgin 2.1.1

  • Pidgin 2.10.0

  • Pidgin 2.2.0

  • Pidgin 2.2.1

  • Pidgin 2.2.2

  • Pidgin 2.3.0

  • Pidgin 2.3.1

  • Pidgin 2.4.0

  • Pidgin 2.4.1

  • Pidgin 2.4.2

  • Pidgin 2.4.3

  • Pidgin 2.5.0

  • Pidgin 2.5.1

  • Pidgin 2.5.2

  • Pidgin 2.5.3

  • Pidgin 2.5.4

  • Pidgin 2.5.5

  • Pidgin 2.5.6

  • Pidgin 2.5.7

  • Pidgin 2.5.8

  • Pidgin 2.5.9

  • Pidgin 2.6.0

  • Pidgin 2.6.1

  • Pidgin 2.6.2

  • Pidgin 2.6.3

  • Pidgin 2.6.4

  • Pidgin 2.6.5

  • Pidgin 2.6.6

  • Pidgin 2.7.1

  • Pidgin 2.7.10

  • Pidgin 2.7.11

  • Pidgin 2.7.2

  • Pidgin 2.7.3

  • Pidgin 2.7.4

  • Pidgin 2.7.5

  • Pidgin 2.7.6

  • Pidgin 2.7.7

  • Pidgin 2.7.8

  • Pidgin 2.7.9

  • Pidgin 2.8.0

  • Pidgin 2.9.0


References

CONFIRM - http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=57

CONFIRM - http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/757272a78a8ca6027d518e614712c3399e34dda3

CONFIRM - http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/bc79b1bf09dcfa1d8edac86a06761fce7416e69c/with/757272a78a8ca6027d518e614712c3399e34dda3/libpurple/protocols/oscar/family_feedbag.c

REDHAT - RHSA-2011:1821

REDHAT - RHSA-2011:1820

SECUNIA - 47234

SECUNIA - 47219

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2011:183

BID - 51010

MLIST - [oss-security] 20111210 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash

MLIST - [oss-security] 20111209 CVE request: Pidgin crash

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:0066

Related Patches

Red Hat 2011:1820-01 RHSA Moderate: pidgin security update for RHEL 4 x86

Red Hat 2011:1820-01 RHSA Moderate: pidgin security update for RHEL 5 x86

Red Hat 2011:1820-01 RHSA Moderate: pidgin security update for RHEL 5 x86_64

Red Hat 2011:1820-01 RHSA Moderate: pidgin security update for RHEL 4 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2011:5586 finch security update for SLED 11 SP1 i586

Novell SUSE 2011:5586 finch security update for SLED 11 SP1 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2011:7901 finch security update for SLED 10 SP4 i586

Novell SUSE 2011:7901 finch security update for SLED 10 SP4 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:57:17