Upstream information

CVE-2009-1889 at MITRE

Description

The OSCAR protocol implementation in Pidgin before 2.5.8 misinterprets the ICQWebMessage message type as the ICQSMS message type, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted ICQ web message that triggers allocation of a large amount of memory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 517786 [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
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA finch
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA
  • finch >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • finch-devel >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • libpurple >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • pidgin >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sled11.x86
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sled11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sle11-sdk.ia64
sle11-sdk.s390x
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sle11-sdk.ppc
SAT Patch Nr: 1094
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA
  • finch >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • libpurple >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
  • pidgin >= 2.5.1-9.11.3
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sled11.x86
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sled11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sle11-sdk.ia64
sle11-sdk.s390x
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sle11-sdk.ppc
SAT Patch Nr: 1094
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • gaim >= 1.2.0-0.15
sles9-nld.x86-64
sles9-nld.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12450
openSUSE 11.0
  • pidgin-debuginfo >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • pidgin-debugsource >= 2.4.1-28.9
openSUSE 11.0
  • finch >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • finch-devel >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • libpurple >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • libpurple-mono >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • pidgin >= 2.4.1-28.9
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.4.1-28.9
openSUSE 11.1
  • pidgin-debuginfo >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • pidgin-debugsource >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
openSUSE 11.1
  • finch >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • finch-devel >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • libpurple >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • libpurple-mono >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • pidgin >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.5.1-3.12.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • finch >= 2.3.1-10.15
  • finch-devel >= 2.3.1-10.15
  • libpurple >= 2.3.1-10.15
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.3.1-10.15
  • pidgin >= 2.3.1-10.15
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.3.1-10.15
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86-64
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.s390x
sle10-sp2-sdk.ia64
sle10-sp2-sdk.s390x
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86
sled10-sp2.x86-64
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
sled10-sp2.x86
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ppc
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ia64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 6342
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • gaim >= 1.5.0-50.34
  • gaim-devel >= 1.5.0-50.34
sled10-sp2.x86-64
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86
sle10-sp2-sdk.s390x
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
sle10-sp2-sdk.ia64
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sled10-sp2.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 6350


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA pidgin Released