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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-1178

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-1178

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/15/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The msn_oim_report_to_user function in oim.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.2 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an OIM message that lacks UTF-8 encoding.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-finch
  • suse-upgrade-finch-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-finch-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-branding-upstream
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-lang
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-meanwhile
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-meanwhile-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-tcl
  • suse-upgrade-libpurple-tcl-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-pidgin
  • suse-upgrade-pidgin-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-pidgin-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-pidgin-devel
  • suse-upgrade-pidgin-evolution
  • suse-upgrade-pidgin-evolution-debuginfo

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