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The 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.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10829

The 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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1375
Product(s):