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ELSA-2010-0890 Moderate: Oracle Linux pidgin security update

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ELSA-2010-0890 Moderate: Oracle Linux pidgin security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/27/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

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.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-finch
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-finch-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-perl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-tcl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin-docs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin-perl

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