Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 17:29:47 +0200 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request (pidgin) Hi Steven, * Steven M. Christey <coley@...us.mitre.org> [2008-07-01 23:40]: > Name: CVE-2008-2955 > Status: Candidate > URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2955 > Reference: BUGTRAQ:20080626 Pidgin 2.4.1 Vulnerability > Reference: URL:http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493682/100/0/threaded > Reference: FRSIRT:ADV-2008-1947 > Reference: URL:http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1947 > Reference: SECUNIA:30881 > Reference: URL:http://secunia.com/advisories/30881 > > Pidgin 2.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service > (crash) via a long filename that contains certain characters, as > demonstrated using an MSN message that triggers the crash in the > msn_slplink_process_msg function. Did anyone try if this can be done by some random user without authorization and if the victim needs to accept the file first to trigger this? Kind regards Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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