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An instant messaging client installed on the remote Windows host is
affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
The version of Pidgin installed on the remote host is
earlier than 2.7.2. Such versions have a denial of service
vulnerability when processing a malformed X-Status message
due to a reference to a NULL pointer in the oscar protocol
See also :
Upgrade to Pidgin 2.7.2 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false