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The g_markup_escape_text function in the SILC protocol plug-in in libpurple 2.10.0 and earlier as used in Pidgin and possibly other products allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via invalid UTF-8 sequences that trigger use of invalid pointers and an out-of-bounds read related to interactions with certain versions of glib2

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18034

The g_markup_escape_text function in the SILC protocol plug-in in libpurple 2.10.0 and earlier as used in Pidgin and possibly other products allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via invalid UTF-8 sequences that trigger use of invalid pointers and an out-of-bounds read related to interactions with certain versions of glib2.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-3594
Product(s):
  • Pidgin