CVE-2009-1375

NameCVE-2009-1375
DescriptionThe PurpleCircBuffer implementation in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 does not properly maintain a certain buffer, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via vectors involving the (1) XMPP or (2) Sametime protocol.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1805-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin (PTS)buster2.13.0-2fixed
bullseye2.14.1-1fixed
bookworm2.14.12-1fixed
sid, trixie2.14.13-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gaimsourcelenny(not affected)
gaimsource(unstable)(unfixed)
pidginsourcelenny2.4.3-4lenny2DSA-1805-1
pidginsource(unstable)2.5.6-1

Notes

[lenny] - gaim <not-affected> (Only a transitional package)

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