Pidgin Security Advisory

TitleCipher API information disclosure
Date2011-02-06
CVE NameN/A
Discovered ByJulia Lawall
SummaryPotential local information disclosure in libpurple
DescriptionIt was discovered that libpurple versions prior to 2.7.10 do not properly clear certain data structures used in libpurple/cipher.c prior to freeing. An attacker could potentially extract partial information from memory regions freed by libpurple.
Fixed in Revision8c850977cb42
Fixed in Version2.7.10
FixProper structure clearing has been implemented.

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