Public Date:
910042: CVE-2013-0274 pidgin: missing nul termination of long values in UPnP responses

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

upnp.c in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.7 does not properly terminate long strings in UPnP responses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by leveraging access to the local network.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0274 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (pidgin) RHSA-2013:0646 2013-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (pidgin) RHSA-2013:0646 2013-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (pidgin) RHSA-2013:0646 2013-03-14


Red Hat would like to thank the Pidgin project for reporting this issue.

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