cve-2005-1262-00

Summary MSN Remote DoS
Date 2005-05-10
CVE Number CVE-2005-1262
Discovered By Siebe Tolsma
Fixed In Release 1.3.0

Description

Potential remote denial of service bug resulting from not checking a pointer for non-NULL before passing it to strncmp, which results in a crash. This can be triggered by a remote client sending an SLP message with an empty body.

Mitigation

Check for NULL before attempting to use the pointer.

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