|Bugzilla:||819449: CVE-2012-2214 pidgin: Invalid memory dereference in the XMPP protocol plug-in by processing serie of specially-crafted file transfer requests|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
proxy.c in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.4 does not properly handle canceled SOCKS5 connection attempts, which allows user-assisted remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a sequence of XMPP file-transfer requests.
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of pidgin as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
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