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CVE-2009-3084 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/08/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3084
Original release date:
09/08/2009
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/10/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Pidgin packages, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/92ce3e48744b40fb0fea89e3de5e44bedb100c07/with/567e16cbc46168f52482e5ec27626c48e7a5ba95/libpurple/protocols/msn/slpcall.c Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/92ce3e48744b40fb0fea89e3de5e44bedb100c07/with/567e16cbc46168f52482e5ec27626c48e7a5ba95/libpurple/protocols/msn/slpcall.c
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/567e16cbc46168f52482e5ec27626c48e7a5ba95 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/567e16cbc46168f52482e5ec27626c48e7a5ba95
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/index.php?id=38 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/index.php?id=38
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36277 External Source BID 36277
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6338 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6338

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6338
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6338

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.2:*:linux:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.0:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.1:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.2:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.3:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.0:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.2:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.6.1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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