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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:18230

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:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0420
Product(s):
  • Pidgin