CVE-2003-0163 - Unspecified vulnerability in Gaim-Encryption

Summary

decrypt_msg for the Gaim-Encryption GAIM plugin 1.15 and earlier does not properly validate a message length parameter, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a negative length, which overwrites arbitrary heap memory with a zero byte.

Risk level (CVSS 5.0)

Medium

5.0

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None