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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1376

Original release date: 05/26/2009
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 (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 on 32-bit platforms allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed SLP message with a crafted offset value, leading to buffer overflows. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2927.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1060
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18432
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1805
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-781-1
External Source: BID
Name: 35067
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10476
External Source: XF
Name: pidgin-msn-slp-bo(50680)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5597
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1396
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200905-07
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500493
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5552
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=32
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:140
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1059
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5583
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-781-2
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:173

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10476
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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