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Date: Sat, 9 Jan 2010 13:08:49 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload

On Thu, 7 Jan 2010, Nico Golde wrote:

> While everyone is talking about the file inclusion vulnerability which is
> really important, has anyone investigated the SLP memory corruption issue yet?
> Page 24:

Use CVE-2010-0277 for the memory corruption.

- Steve

Name: CVE-2010-0277
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20100107 Re: CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload
Reference: URL:
Reference: MISC:

slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.6.4 and
Adium 1.3.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via
unknown vectors, a different issue than CVE-2010-0013.

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