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ELSA-2011-1820 Moderate: Oracle Linux pidgin security update

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ELSA-2011-1820 Moderate: Oracle Linux pidgin security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/16/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The silc_channel_message function in ops.c in the SILC protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.1 does not perform the expected UTF-8 validation on message data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted message, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-3594.

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-perl

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