Vulnerability CVE-2009-3084


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

Description:
The msn_slp_process_msg function in libpurple/protocols/msn/slpcall.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple 2.6.0 and 2.6.1, as used in Pidgin before 2.6.2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a handwritten (aka Ink) message, related to an uninitialized variable and the incorrect "UTF16-LE" charset name.

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/viewmtn/revision/diff/92ce3e48744b40fb0fea89e3de5e44bedb100c07/with/567e16cbc46168f52482e5ec27626c48e7a5ba95/libpurple/protocols/msn/slpcall.c
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/567e16cbc46168f52482e5ec27626c48e7a5ba95
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/index.php?id=38
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36277
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6338

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