|Bugzilla:||1057502: CVE-2014-0020 pidgin: DoS in IRC protocol plugin due to arguement parsing|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The IRC protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.8 does not validate argument counts, which allows remote IRC servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted message.
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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 Daniel Atallah as the original reporter of this issue.
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