Upstream information

CVE-2011-4939 at MITRE

Description

The pidgin_conv_chat_rename_user function in gtkconv.c in Pidgin before 2.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) by changing a nickname while in an XMPP chat room.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 752274 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 pidgin Released