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Adium "msn_slplink_process_msg()" Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-08-19    Views:  3,317

Secunia Advisory SA36401

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Adium, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

An error in the "msn_slplink_process_msg()" function can be exploited to corrupt memory.

For more information:
SA36384

The vulnerability is reported in versions 1.3.5 and prior.


Solution:
Modify privacy settings to allow incoming messages from trusted sources only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Federico Muttis, Core Security Technologies

Original Advisory:
Core Security Technologies:
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/libpurple-arbitrary-write

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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