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Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 10:16:49 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload

----- "Paul Aurich" <> wrote:

> 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:

As this really needs an ID, please use CVE-2010-0013.



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