libpurple in Pidgin 2.1.0 through 2.2.1, when using HTML logging, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference and application crash) via a message that contains invalid HTML data, a different vector than CVE-2007-4996.
Published 2007-10-29 22:46:00
Updated 2018-10-15 21:39:40
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-4999

6.10%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-4999

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-4999

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-4999

  • Red Hat 2007-11-01
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Pidgin or Gaim as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

Products affected by CVE-2007-4999

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