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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3184

Original release date: 08/29/2011
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The msn_httpconn_parse_data function in httpconn.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.0 does not properly handle HTTP 100 responses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect memory access and application crash) via vectors involving a crafted server message.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45916
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=54
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 45663
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-11595
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732405
External Source: XF
Name: pidgin-msn-protocol-dos(69341)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-11544
External Source: BID
Name: 49268
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18284
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/16af0661899a978b4fedc1c165965b85009013d1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025961
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/5c2dba4a7e2e76b76e7f472b88953a4316706d43/with/16af0661899a978b4fedc1c165965b85009013d1/libpurple/protocols/msn/httpconn.c
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)