Upstream information

CVE-2011-4601 at MITRE

Description

family_feedbag.c in the oscar protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.1 does not perform the expected UTF-8 validation on message data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted (1) AIM or (2) ICQ message associated with buddy-list addition.

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: 736147 [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 Software Development Kit 11 SP1
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 5586
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.11.1
sle11-sp1-sdk.ppc
sle11-sp1-sdk.ia64
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.x86
sle11-sp1-sdk.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 5586
openSUSE 11.3
  • finch-debuginfo >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-debuginfo >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile-debuginfo >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-mono-debuginfo >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-tcl-debuginfo >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • pidgin-debuginfo >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • pidgin-debugsource >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
openSUSE 11.3
  • finch >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-mono >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • pidgin >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.7.9-1.6.1
openSUSE 11.4
  • finch >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin-evolution >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 for x86
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
sled10-sp4.x86-64
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.x86
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.ppc
sle10-sp4-sdk.s390x
sled10-sp4.x86
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.ia64
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.ia64
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.s390x
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7901
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for X86-64
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for x86
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
  • finch-devel >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.6.6-0.12.2
sled10-sp4.x86-64
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.x86
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.ppc
sle10-sp4-sdk.s390x
sled10-sp4.x86
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.ia64
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.ia64
sles10-sp4-debuginfo.s390x
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 7901
openSUSE 11.4
  • finch >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • finch-debuginfo >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-debuginfo >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile-debuginfo >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • libpurple-tcl-debuginfo >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin-debuginfo >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin-debugsource >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin-evolution >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
  • pidgin-evolution-debuginfo >= 2.7.10-4.7.1
Patchnames:
finch


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 pidgin Released