CVE-2010-0423

NameCVE-2010-0423
Descriptiongtkimhtml.c in Pidgin before 2.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and application hang) by sending many smileys in a (1) IM or (2) chat.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2038-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs572946

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin (PTS)wheezy2.10.10-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.10.10-1~deb7u2fixed
jessie2.10.11-1fixed
jessie (security)2.11.0-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.11.0-1fixed
qutecom (PTS)wheezy2.2.1+dfsg1-3fixed
jessie2.2.1+dfsg1-5.2fixed

The information below 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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