Upstream information

CVE-2007-4996 at MITRE

Description

libpurple in Pidgin before 2.2.1 does not properly handle MSN nudge messages from users who are not on the receiver's buddy list, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a nudge message that triggers an access of "an invalid memory location."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector 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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 330644 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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