|Bugzilla:||1056904: CVE-2013-6478 pidgin: DoS when rendering long URLs|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
gtkimhtml.c in Pidgin before 2.10.8 does not properly interact with underlying library support for wide Pango layouts, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long URL that is examined with a tooltip.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation version 5 (pidgin)||RHSA-2014:0139||February 05, 2014|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (pidgin)||RHSA-2014:0139||February 05, 2014|
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