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CVE-2011-4603 Detail

Description

The silc_channel_message function in ops.c in the SILC protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.1 does not perform the expected UTF-8 validation on message data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted message, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-3594.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/16/2011

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/viewmtn/revision/diff/c7b95cc3be0590b52edc02d4750ae62844c1acb6/with/afb9ede3de989f217f03d5670cca00e628bd11f1/libpurple/protocols/silc/ops.c Patch
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/afb9ede3de989f217f03d5670cca00e628bd11f1
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=59 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1820.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51074
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/13195955
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18303

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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:2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.10.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4603
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017