CVE-2010-0420

NameCVE-2010-0420
Descriptionlibpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6, when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used, does not properly parse nicknames containing <br> sequences, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted nickname.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2038-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs572946
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.7.3-1+squeeze4fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)2.10.10-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid2.10.11-1fixed
qutecom (PTS)squeeze2.2~rc3.hg396~dfsg1-6fixed
wheezy2.2.1+dfsg1-3fixed
jessie, sid2.2.1+dfsg1-5.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gaimsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
gaimsourcelenny(not affected)
pidginsource(unstable)2.6.6-1low
pidginsourcelenny2.4.3-4lenny6mediumDSA-2038-1
qutecomsource(unstable)2.2~rc3.hg396~dfsg1-6low572946

Notes

[lenny] - gaim <not-affected> (gaim is a transitional dummy package only)

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