CVE-2013-6490

NameCVE-2013-6490
DescriptionThe SIMPLE protocol functionality in Pidgin before 2.10.8 allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via a negative Content-Length header, which triggers a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2859-1, DSA-2859-2
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.10.10-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie2.10.11-1fixed
stretch, sid2.10.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pidginsource(unstable)2.10.8-1high
pidginsourcesqueeze2.7.3-1+squeeze4highDSA-2859-2
pidginsourcewheezy2.10.9-1~deb7u1highDSA-2859-1

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