DescriptionThe PurpleCircBuffer implementation in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 does not properly maintain a certain buffer, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via vectors involving the (1) XMPP or (2) Sametime protocol.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SR:2009:013, published Tue, 11 Aug 2009 14:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4|| |
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11||pidgin||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11||pidgin||Released|