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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0277

slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.6.6, including 2.6.4, and Adium 1.3.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed MSNSLP INVITE request in an SLP message, a different issue than CVE-2010-0013.
Publish Date : 2010-01-09 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 via We currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 as the MSN protocol support in the provided version of Pidgin (1.5.1) is out-dated and no longer supported by MSN servers. There are no plans to backport MSN protocol changes for that version of Pidgin.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-12-28 2009-12-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0277 unix
ELSA-2010:0115: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22985 unix
RHSA-2010:0115: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100115 unix
RHSA-2010:0115: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21886 unix
slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.6.6, including 2.6.4, and Adium 1.3.8 allows remote att... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9421 unix
slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.6.6, including 2.6.4, and Adium 1.3.8 allows remote att... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18348 windows
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-2010-0277

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adium Adium 1.3.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pidgin Pidgin * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adium Adium 1
Pidgin Pidgin 29

- References For CVE-2010-0277
VUPEN ADV-2010-1020
VUPEN ADV-2010-0413
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0115
BID 38294 Pidgin Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-11-15
MLIST [oss-security] 20100107 Re: CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-2693
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9421
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18348

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0277

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