Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 453739
CVE-2008-2956 pidgin: memory leak in XML parser
Last modified: 2016-03-04 06:26:40 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-2956 to the following vulnerability:
Memory leak in Pidgin 2.0.0, and possibly other versions, allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via
malformed XML documents.
Proposed patch in CRISP Advisory 2007-01:
Upstream disputes this as being a flaw:
Accordingly, it has not been fixed upstream.