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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2927

Multiple integer overflows in the msn_slplink_process_msg functions in the MSN protocol handler in (1) libpurple/protocols/msn/slplink.c and (2) libpurple/protocols/msnp9/slplink.c in Pidgin before 2.4.3 and Adium before 1.3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed SLP message with a crafted offset value, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2955.
Publish Date : 2008-07-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-06-17 2008-07-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2927 unix
DSA-1610 gaim -- integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8061 unix
DSA-1610-1 gaim - execution of arbitrary code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18744 unix
DSA-1805 pidgin -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8328 unix
DSA-1805-1 pidgin -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13618 unix
DSA-1870 pidgin -- insufficient input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8129 unix
DSA-1870-1 pidgin -- insufficient input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12863 unix
ELSA-2008:0584: pidgin security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22403 unix
Multiple integer overflows in the msn_slplink_process_msg functions in the MSN protocol handler in (1) libpurple/protoco... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17972 windows
Multiple integer overflows in the msn_slplink_process_msg functions in the MSN protocol handler in (1) libpurple/protoco... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11695 unix
RHSA-2008:0584 -- pidgin security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29144 unix
RHSA-2008:0584: pidgin security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080584 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2927

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adium Adium * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Adium Adium 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Adium Adium 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Adium Adium 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Adium Adium 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Adium Adium 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Adium Adium 1.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Adium Adium 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Adium Adium 1.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Adium Adium 1.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Adium Adium 1.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Adium Adium 1.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pidgin Pidgin * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adium Adium 12
Pidgin Pidgin 13

- References For CVE-2008-2927
BID 29956 Pidgin 'msn_slplink_process_msg()' Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-03
SECTRACK 1020451
BUGTRAQ 20080625 Pidgin 2.4.1 Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2008-2032
MLIST [oss-security] 20080704 Re: Re: CVE Request (pidgin) CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20080703 Re: Re: CVE Request (pidgin)
XF adium-msnprotocol-code-execution(44774)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17972
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11695
BUGTRAQ 20080828 ZDI-08-054: Multiple Vendor libpurple MSN Protocol SLP Message Heap Overflow Vulnerability
BUGTRAQ 20080806 rPSA-2008-0246-1 gaim

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2927

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