|Date: (C)2011-12-16 (M)2017-09-22|
|CVSS Score: 5.0||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 10.0||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 2.9||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: NONE|
| ||Integrity: NONE|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
The silc_channel_message function in ops.c in the SILC protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.1 does not perform the expected UTF-8 validation on message data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted message, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-3594.