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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2007-4999

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

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.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published