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Pidgin Yahoo Protocol 'YMSG' NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)
Denial of Service
12 years ago
4 years ago
This host has installed with Pidgin and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.
The flaw is due to a NULL pointer dereference error when processing certain YMSG packets, which can be exploited to crash the process by sending specially crafted YMSG packets.
Pidgin version prior 2.6.0 through 2.7.10 on Windows
Upgrade to Pidgin version 2.7.11 or later.