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Posted by Bill Keys   
Previous versions of the pidgin package are vulnerable to a Denial of Service (crash) caused by a user not on the target's buddy list sending a "nudge," a feature of the MSN protocol.
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Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2007-0057-1
Published: 2007-10-02

Rating: Minor

Updated Versions:
    pidgin=/foresight.rpath.org at fl:1-devel//1/2.2.1-1-0.1
    group-dist=/foresight.rpath.org at fl:1-devel//1/1.4.0-0.5-8

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4996
    http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=23

Description:
    Previous versions of the pidgin package are vulnerable to a Denial of
    Service (crash) caused by a user not on the target's buddy list sending a
    "nudge," a feature of the MSN protocol.

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Copyright 2007 Foresight Linux Project
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.foresightlinux.org/permanent/mit-license.html
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