util.c in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.8 does not properly allocate memory for HTTP responses that are inconsistent with the Content-Length header, which allows remote HTTP servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted response.
Published 2014-02-06 16:10:59
Updated 2014-03-16 04:42:39
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-6479

0.80%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 80 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-6479

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-6479

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2013-6479

Products affected by CVE-2013-6479

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