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Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2010 13:56:32 -0800
From: Paul Aurich <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload

In Fabian's talk, he describes an issue where Pidgin's MSN prpl does not
validate the filename received in a request for Pidgin to upload a custom
emoticon to a third-party, allowing an attacker to download arbitrary files
on the system via directory traversal.

This is fixed in source, but no release yet:

Paul Aurich

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