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Pidgin 2.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long filename that contains certain characters as demonstrated using an MSN message that triggers the crash in the msn_slplink_process_msg function.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10131

Pidgin 2.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long filename that contains certain characters as demonstrated using an MSN message that triggers the crash in the msn_slplink_process_msg function.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2955
Product(s):