Bug 500490 (CVE-2009-1374) - CVE-2009-1374 pidgin DoS when decrypting qq packets
Summary: CVE-2009-1374 pidgin DoS when decrypting qq packets
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2009-1374
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/det...
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Depends On: 500494 500495 500496 500497 502578 833958
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2009-05-12 22:03 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:30 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-06-09 07:13:04 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:1060 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: pidgin security update 2009-05-22 12:09:59 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2009-05-12 22:03:41 UTC
A denial-of-service flaw was found in pidgin's QQ protocol handler. When
the QQ protocol decrypts packet information, a heap based buffer overflow
results, which could cause pidgin to crash.

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-05-22 08:10:02 UTC
Link to upstream advisory:

http://www.pidgin.im/news/security//?id=30

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-22 12:10:48 UTC
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 6 Fedora Update System 2009-05-26 14:31:12 UTC
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 7 Fedora Update System 2009-06-02 14:26:16 UTC
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 8 Fedora Update System 2009-06-02 14:28:18 UTC
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 9 Fedora Update System 2009-06-02 14:33:21 UTC
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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