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libpurple in Pidgin before 2.2.1 does not properly handle MSN nudge messages from users who are not on the receiver's buddy list which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a nudge message that triggers an access of "an invalid memory location."

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18261

libpurple in Pidgin before 2.2.1 does not properly handle MSN nudge messages from users who are not on the receiver's buddy list which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a nudge message that triggers an access of "an invalid memory location."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-4996
Product(s):
  • Pidgin