CVE-2010-3711

MEDIUM

Description

libpurple in Pidgin before 2.7.4 does not properly validate the return value of the purple_base64_decode function, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted message, related to the plugins for MSN, MySpaceIM, XMPP, and Yahoo! and the NTLM authentication support.

References

http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/b01c6a1f7fe4d86b83f5f10917b3cb713989cfcc

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/050227.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/050695.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-October/050133.html

http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=48

http://secunia.com/advisories/41893

http://secunia.com/advisories/41899

http://secunia.com/advisories/42075

http://secunia.com/advisories/42294

http://securitytracker.com/id?1024623

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2010&m=slackware-security.462352

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:208

http://www.osvdb.org/68773

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0788.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0890.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44283

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1014-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2753

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2754

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2755

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2847

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2851

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2870

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=641921

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/62708

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18506

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-10-28

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM