Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1056907
CVE-2013-6479 pidgin: DoS when parsing certain HTTP response headers
Last modified: 2015-11-24 10:40:51 EST
A flaw was found in the way pidgin certain HTTP response headers. A malicious server or man-in-the-middle could send a malformed HTTP response that could lead to a crash.
Red Hat would like to thank the Pidgin project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jacob Appelbaum of the Tor Project as the original reporter of this issue.
Created pidgin tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1059049]
This issue has been addressed in following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Via RHSA-2014:0139 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0139.html
pidgin-2.10.9-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
pidgin-2.10.9-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.