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Pidgin before 2.6.2 allow denial of service via SLP invite message

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6322

The msn_slp_sip_recv function in libpurple/protocols/msn/slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an SLP invite message that lacks certain required fields as demonstrated by a malformed message from a KMess client.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3083
Product(s):
  • Pidgin