CVE-2013-6481

NameCVE-2013-6481
Descriptionlibpurple/protocols/yahoo/libymsg.c in Pidgin before 2.10.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a Yahoo! P2P message with a crafted length field, which triggers a buffer over-read.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2859-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin (PTS)stretch2.12.0-1fixed
buster2.13.0-2fixed
bullseye, sid2.13.0-2.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pidginsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
pidginsourcewheezy2.10.9-1~deb7u1DSA-2859-1
pidginsource(unstable)2.10.8-1

Notes

[squeeze] - pidgin <end-of-life> (Support in oldstable is limited to IRC, Jabber/XMPP, Sametime and SIMPLE)

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