|Bugzilla:||1057490: CVE-2013-6489 pidgin: Heap-based buffer overflow in MXit emoticon parsing|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Integer signedness error in the MXit functionality in Pidgin before 2.10.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a crafted emoticon value, which triggers an integer overflow and a buffer overflow.
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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|
Red Hat would like to thank the Pidgin project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Yves Younan and Pawel Janic of Sourcefire VRT as the original reporters of this issue.
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