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[SECURITY] [DSA 3055-1] pidgin security update



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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3055-1                   security@xxxxxxxxxx
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 23, 2014                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : pidgin
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3694 CVE-2014-3695 CVE-2014-3696 CVE-2014-3698

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pidgin, a multi-protocol
instant messaging client:

CVE-2014-3694

    It was discovered that the SSL/TLS plugins failed to validate the
    basic constraints extension in intermediate CA certificates.

CVE-2014-3695

    Yves Younan and Richard Johnson discovered that emotictons with
    overly large length values could crash Pidgin.

CVE-2014-3696

    Yves Younan and Richard Johnson discovered that malformed Groupwise
    messages could crash Pidgin.

CVE-2014-3698

    Thijs Alkemade and Paul Aurich discovered that malformed XMPP 
    messages could result in memory disclosure.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.10.10-1~deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.10.10-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pidgin packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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