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Posted by Bill Keys   
Previous versions of pidgin are vulnerable to a denial-of-service when pidgin has been configured to use HTML logging. Logging is not enabled by default, so the default install of Foresight Linux is not vulnerable to this issue.
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Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2007-0067-1
Published: 2007-11-11

Rating: Minor

Updated Versions:
   pidgin=/foresight.rpath.org@fl:1-devel//1/2.2.2-1-1
   group-dist=/foresight.rpath.org@fl:1-devel//1/1.4.1-0.2-3

References:
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4999
   http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=24

Description:
   Previous versions of pidgin are vulnerable to a denial-of-service when
   pidgin has been configured to use HTML logging. Logging is not enabled by
   default, so the default install of Foresight Linux is not vulnerable to
   this issue.

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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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