Vulnerability CVE-2009-3083


Published: 2009-09-08   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The msn_slp_sip_recv function in libpurple/protocols/msn/slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an SLP invite message that lacks certain required fields, as demonstrated by a malformed message from a KMess client.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Pidgin -> Libpurple 
Pidgin -> Pidgin 

 References:
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/10159
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/6d3fc30a0a0a379281efc5a6872a9c1d7c24c650/with/b4a95ea62b81a06ffc1993912471c511b786efdd/libpurple/protocols/msn/slp.c
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/b4a95ea62b81a06ffc1993912471c511b786efdd
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/index.php?id=39
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36277
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11852
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6322

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