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Pidgin MXit Message Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host has installed with Pidgin and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A boundary error within the 'mxit_show_message()' function, when parsing incoming instant messages containing inline images.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Pidgin version prior to 2.10.5 on Windows

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Pidgin version 2.10.5 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)