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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

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