Pidgin Security Advisory

TitleAIM/ICQ away message buffer overflow
Date2005-08-11
CVE NameCVE-2005-2103
Discovered ByBrandon Perry
SummaryRemote users can cause a buffer overflow
DescriptionA remote AIM or ICQ user can cause a buffer overflow in Gaim by setting an away message containing many AIM substitution strings (such as %t or %n).
Fixed in Version1.5.0
FixThe substitution function was modified to use a dynamic buffer instead of one with a fixed size.

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