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pidgin instant messenger DoS
Published:04.07.2011
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:11756
Type:remote
Threat Level:
5/10
Description:Memory exhaustion on GIF icons parsing.
Affected:PIDGIN : Pidgin 2.9
CVE:CVE-2011-2485 (The gdk_pixbuf__gif_image_load function in gdk-pixbuf/io-gif.c in gdk-pixbuf before 2.23.5 does not properly handle certain return values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted GIF image file.)
Original documentdocumentSLACKWARE, [slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2011-178-01) (04.07.2011)

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