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Pidgin MSN Protocol Plugin Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host has Pidgin installed and is prone to Denial Of Service vulnerability

Insight

Insight

This issue is due to an error in 'slp.c' within the 'MSN protocol plugin' in 'libpurple' when processing MSN request.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Pidgin version prior to 2.6.4 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Pidgin version 2.6.6 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)