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msg.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.4 does not properly handle crafted characters which allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by placing these characters in a text/plain message

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17448

msg.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.4 does not properly handle crafted characters which allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by placing these characters in a text/plain message.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-2318
Product(s):
  • Pidgin