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Pidgin OSCAR Protocol Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Windows)
Denial of Service
13 years ago
3 years ago
This host has installed Pidgin and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.
Error in OSCAR protocol implementation leads to the application misinterpreting the ICQWebMessage message type as ICQSMS message type via a crafted ICQ web message that triggers allocation of a large amount of memory.
Pidgin version prior to 2.5.8 on Windows
Upgrade to Pidgin version 2.5.8.