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Pidgin before 2.6.2 allow denial of service via TOPIC message

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6435

libpurple/protocols/irc/msgs.c in the IRC protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.6.2 allows remote IRC servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a TOPIC message that lacks a topic string.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2703
Product(s):
  • Pidgin