Bug 565792 (CVE-2010-0423) - CVE-2010-0423 pidgin: Smiley Denial of Service
Summary: CVE-2010-0423 pidgin: Smiley Denial of Service
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2010-0423
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:
Whiteboard: impact=low,source=upstream,reported=2...
Depends On: 565911 565912 565913 565914 566126 566400 833966
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-02-16 10:12 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-06-08 12:55 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-02-22 07:44:00 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Upstream patch to be included in 2.6.6 (4.26 KB, patch)
2010-02-16 10:13 UTC, Tomas Hoger
no flags Details | Diff


Links
System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0115 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: pidgin security update 2010-02-18 16:11:22 UTC

Description Tomas Hoger 2010-02-16 10:12:32 UTC
Pidgin 2.6.6 is fixing a denial of service (remotely-triggered high CPU use) triggered by large amount of "smileys" in received instant messages.  This issue is addressed by setting a limit on number of smileys processed.

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2010-02-16 10:13:09 UTC
Created attachment 394494 [details]
Upstream patch to be included in 2.6.6

Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-02-18 09:07:49 UTC
Public now via:
  http://pidgin.im/news/security/

Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2010-02-18 09:18:58 UTC
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=45

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2010-02-18 16:11:36 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0115 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0115.html

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2010-02-20 00:09:14 UTC
pidgin-2.6.6-1.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 2010-02-20 00:13:45 UTC
pidgin-2.6.6-1.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2010-02-20 00:26:17 UTC
pidgin-2.6.6-1.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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