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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2927

Original release date: 07/07/2008
Last revised: 11/02/2013


Multiple integer overflows in the msn_slplink_process_msg functions in the MSN protocol handler in (1) libpurple/protocols/msn/slplink.c and (2) libpurple/protocols/msnp9/slplink.c in Pidgin before 2.4.3 and Adium before 1.3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed SLP message with a crafted offset value, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2955.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-054
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32859
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2032
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0246
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2647
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080828 ZDI-08-054: Multiple Vendor libpurple MSN Protocol SLP Message Heap Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1610
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080703 Re: Re: CVE Request (pidgin)
External Source: XF
Name: adium-msnprotocol-code-execution(44774)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=25
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080806 rPSA-2008-0246-1 gaim
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31387
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-675-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080704 Re: Re: CVE Request (pidgin)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31642
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-675-2
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:127
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:143
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11695
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31105
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/6eb1949a96fa80a4c744fc749c2562abc4cc9ed6/with/c3831c9181f4f61b747321240086ee79e4a08fd8/libpurple/protocols/msn/slplink.c
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30971
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=453764
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0584
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17972
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080625 Pidgin 2.4.1 Vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020451
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31016
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/6eb1949a96fa80a4c744fc749c2562abc4cc9ed6/with/c3831c9181f4f61b747321240086ee79e4a08fd8/libpurple/protocols/msnp9/slplink.c
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32861
External Source: BID
Name: 29956

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11695
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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