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family_feedbag.c in the oscar protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.1 does not perform the expected UTF-8 validation on message data which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted (1) AIM or (2) ICQ message associated with buddy-list addition

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18408

family_feedbag.c in the oscar protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.1 does not perform the expected UTF-8 validation on message data which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted (1) AIM or (2) ICQ message associated with buddy-list addition.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-4601
Product(s):
  • Pidgin