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Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:54:48 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <>
CC: Jan Lieskovsky <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        John Bailey <>,
        Stu Tomlinson <>, Matthew Barnes <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Pidgin v2.7.6 <= x <= v2.7.8 --
 MSN DirectConnect DoS (crash due NULL ptr dereference) after receiving a
 short P2P message

On 12/27/2010 07:09 PM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,
>   Pidgin upstream has released the latest v2.7.9 version:
>   [1]
>   addressing one security flaw in the MSN protocol:
>   [2]
>   Upstream changeset:
>   [3]

This has been assigned CVE-2010-4528

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team

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