CVE-2010-0420

MEDIUM

Description

libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6, when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used, does not properly parse nicknames containing <br> sequences, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted nickname.

References

http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035332.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035347.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035409.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html

http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=44

http://secunia.com/advisories/38563

http://secunia.com/advisories/38640

http://secunia.com/advisories/38658

http://secunia.com/advisories/38712

http://secunia.com/advisories/38915

http://secunia.com/advisories/39509

http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2038

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:041

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:085

http://www.osvdb.org/62439

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38294

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-902-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0413

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0914

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1020

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565786

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56399

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11485

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18230

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0115.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-02-24

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM