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CVE-2011-3594 Detail

Current Description

The g_markup_escape_text function in the SILC protocol plug-in in libpurple 2.10.0 and earlier, as used in Pidgin and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via invalid UTF-8 sequences that trigger use of invalid pointers and an out-of-bounds read, related to interactions with certain versions of glib2.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/14636 Exploit
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/be5e66abad2af29604bc794cc4c6600ab12751f3/with/7eb1f6d56cc58bbb5b56b7df53955d36b9b419b8
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=56
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:183
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1371.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=743481
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18034

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.7.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:2.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:libpurple:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.10.0
 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3594
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017