CVE-2011-4603

NameCVE-2011-4603
DescriptionThe silc_channel_message function in ops.c in the SILC 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 message, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-3594.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.11.0-0+deb8u2fixed
stretch2.12.0-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster2.13.0-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pidginsource(unstable)2.10.1-1low
pidginsourcesqueeze2.7.3-1+squeeze2medium

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