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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-6152: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-6152: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/06/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The Yahoo! protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.8 does not properly validate UTF-8 data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted byte sequences.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-im-pidgin

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