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CVE-2009-1376

Impact: Important
Public: 2009-05-02
Bugzilla: 500493: CVE-2009-1376 pidgin incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2927

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in the msn_slplink_process_msg functions in the MSN protocol handler in (1) libpurple/protocols/msn/slplink.c and (2) libpurple/protocols/msnp9/slplink.c in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 on 32-bit platforms allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed SLP message with a crafted offset value, leading to buffer overflows. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2927.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1376 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Desktop Workstation version 5 (pidgin) RHSA-2009:1060 May 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (pidgin) RHSA-2009:1059 May 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (pidgin) RHSA-2009:1060 May 22, 2009

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