Upstream information

CVE-2011-3184 at MITRE

Description

The msn_httpconn_parse_data function in httpconn.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.0 does not properly handle HTTP 100 responses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect memory access and application crash) via vectors involving a crafted server message.

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: 713656 [CLOSED / WONTFIX]

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