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CVE-2009-1889 Detail

Current Description

The OSCAR protocol implementation in Pidgin before 2.5.8 misinterprets the ICQWebMessage message type as the ICQSMS message type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted ICQ web message that triggers allocation of a large amount of memory.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/9483 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://pidgin.im/pipermail/devel/2009-May/008227.html Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1139.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35530
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-796-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1749
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508738
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51448
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10004
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00162.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00176.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00228.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.2:*:linux:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.5.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1889
NVD Published Date:
07/01/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017