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Alpine Linux: CVE-2011-4939: Vulnerability in pidgin < 2.10.2 may allow remote denial of service

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2011-4939: Vulnerability in pidgin < 2.10.2 may allow remote denial of service

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/15/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pidgin

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