USN-3231-1: Pidgin vulnerability
14 March 2017
Pidgin could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- pidgin - graphical multi-protocol instant messaging client for X
Joseph Bisch discovered that Pidgin incorrectly handled certain xml
messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Pidgin to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.