The PurpleCircBuffer implementation in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 does not properly maintain a certain buffer, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via vectors involving the (1) XMPP or (2) Sametime protocol.
Publish Date : 2009-05-26 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions
if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.