Pidgin Security Advisory

TitleXMPP remote crash
Date2011-07-08
CVE NameCVE-2011-4939
Discovered ByClemens Huebner in ticket #14392 and Kevin Stange
DescriptionCertain types of nickname changes in XMPP chat rooms can trigger a NULL pointer dereference in Pidgin, which triggers a crash.
Fixed in Revision92fdfe84de21
Fixed in Version2.10.2
FixCheck for NULL before trying to use a struct.

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