cve-2004-0500-00

Summary MSN strncpy buffer overflow
Date 2004-08-22
CVE Number CVE-2004-0500
Discovered By Sebastian Krahmer, SUSE Security Team
Fixed In Release 0.82

Description

In two places in the MSN protocol plugins (object.c and slp.c), strncpy was used incorrectly; The size of the array was not checked before copying to it. Both bugs affect MSN’s MSNSLP protocol, which is peer-to-peer, so this could potentially be easy to exploit.

Mitigation

Bounds checking was added in both places.

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