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Pidgin before 2.6.2 allow denial of service via handwritten (aka Ink) message

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6338

The msn_slp_process_msg function in libpurple/protocols/msn/slpcall.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple 2.6.0 and 2.6.1 as used in Pidgin before 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a handwritten (aka Ink) message related to an uninitialized variable and the incorrect "UTF16-LE" charset name.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3084
Product(s):
  • Pidgin