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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2012-2318
Last Modified 10 Oct 2014 12:52:30
Published 03 Jul 2012 03:55:03
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-2318

Summary

msg.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.4 does not properly handle crafted characters, which allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by placing these characters in a text/plain message.

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 2.10.1

  • Pidgin 2.10.2

  • Pidgin 2.10.3

  • 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 2.6.4

  • Pidgin 2.6.5

  • Pidgin 2.6.6

  • Pidgin 2.7.0

  • 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=63

CONFIRM - http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/4d6bcb4f4ea4

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:0866

BID - 53400

SECUNIA - 50005

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1102

Related Patches

Red Hat 2012:1102-01 RHSA Moderate: pidgin security update for RHEL 5 x86

Red Hat 2012:1102-01 RHSA Moderate: pidgin security update for RHEL 5 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:6294 finch security update for SLED 11 SP1 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:6294 finch security update for SLED 11 SP1 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:8131 finch security update for SLED 10 SP4 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:8131 finch security update for SLED 10 SP4 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:54:50