Bug 500488 - (CVE-2009-1373) CVE-2009-1373 pidgin file transfer buffer overflow
CVE-2009-1373 pidgin file transfer buffer overflow
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/det...
impact=moderate,source=pidgin,reporte...
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Depends On: 500494 500495 500496 500497 500500 502578 833958
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Reported: 2009-05-12 17:59 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2012-06-20 10:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-06-09 03:12:33 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2009-05-12 17:59:19 EDT
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Pidgin initiates file
transfers. If a Pidgin client initiates a file transfer, and the remote
target sends a malformed response, it triggers a buffer overflow.
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2009-05-12 18:18:44 EDT
This flaw only affects the Jabber protocol.
Comment 5 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-05-22 04:11:42 EDT
Link to upstream advisory:

http://www.pidgin.im/news/security//?id=29
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-22 08:09:38 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Via RHSA-2009:1059 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1059.html
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-22 08:10:02 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Via RHSA-2009:1059 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1059.html
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-22 08:10:46 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:1060 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1060.html
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2009-05-26 10:30:55 EDT
pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc9
Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2009-06-02 10:26:11 EDT
pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2009-06-02 10:28:13 EDT
pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 13 Fedora Update System 2009-06-02 10:33:16 EDT
pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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