Upstream information

CVE-2009-1376 at MITRE


Multiple integer overflows in the msn_slplink_process_msg functions in the MSN protocol handler in (1) libpurple/protocols/msn/slplink.c and (2) libpurple/protocols/msnp9/slplink.c in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 on 32-bit platforms allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed SLP message with a crafted offset value, leading to buffer overflows. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2927.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 503447 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 527100 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • finch-devel >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.6.6-0.25.2

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 pidgin Released