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libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6 when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used does not properly parse nicknames containing br sequences which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted nickname.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11485

libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6 when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used does not properly parse nicknames containing <br> sequences which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted nickname.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0420
Product(s):