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CVE-2012-1178 Detail

Current Description

The msn_oim_report_to_user function in oim.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.2 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an OIM message that lacks UTF-8 encoding.

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/14884
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/60f8379d0a610538cf42e0dd9ab1436c8b9308cd/with/3053d6a37cc6d8774aba7607b992a4408216adcd/libpurple/protocols/msn/oim.c
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/3053d6a37cc6d8774aba7607b992a4408216adcd
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=61 Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1102.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:029
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52475
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18019

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:2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.10.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1178
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2018