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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1624

Original release date: 05/14/2010
Last revised: 11/02/2013


The msn_emoticon_msg function in slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.7.0 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a custom emoticon in a malformed SLP message.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18547
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1141
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 40138
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/index.php?id=46
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=589973
External Source: XF
Name: pidgin-slp-packets-dos(58559)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1014-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:097
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/894460d22c434e73d60b71ec031611988e687c8b
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2755
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/884d44222e8c81ecec51c25e07d005e002a5479b/with/894460d22c434e73d60b71ec031611988e687c8b/libpurple/protocols/msn/slp.c
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0788

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