CVE-2012-3374

NameCVE-2012-3374
DescriptionBuffer overflow in markup.c in the MXit protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted inline image in a message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2509-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs680661
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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pidginsource(unstable)2.10.6-1high680661
pidginsourcesqueeze2.7.3-1+squeeze3high

Notes

http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/index.php?id=64
http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/ded93865ef42

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