|Date: (C)2011-11-04 (M)2017-09-22|
|CVSS Score: 4.3||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 8.6||Access Complexity: MEDIUM|
|Impact Subscore: 2.9||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: NONE|
| ||Integrity: NONE|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
The g_markup_escape_text function in the SILC protocol plug-in in libpurple 2.10.0 and earlier, as used in Pidgin and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via invalid UTF-8 sequences that trigger use of invalid pointers and an out-of-bounds read, related to interactions with certain versions of glib2.