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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:18050

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:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2955
Product(s):
  • Pidgin