Possible libpurple vulnerability in multiple prpls

Elliott Sales de Andrade qulogic at pidgin.im
Sat Aug 15 17:58:36 EDT 2009

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 5:30 PM, John Bailey <rekkanoryo at rekkanoryo.org>wrote:

> Mark Doliner wrote:
> > In the past I think we have not gotten CVE numbers for things that
> > require the user to accept a request.  So my vote is no.  But maybe
> > you should hold off on committing the change until Tuesday the 18th,
> > and maybe email us a diff of your fix?
> >
> > -Mark
> If we could have the patch here ASAP, that would be great.  With a patch to
> commit, I could kill the 2.5.9 tag while it's still local to my database
> only
> and retag with the patch included (and also generate new tarballs).

I've attached the patch for MSN, XMPP and Bonjour. I do not know about other
prpls. It's a one-line fix to MSN, so if it doesn't apply to 2.5.8 cleanly,
it's easy to copy in. Sorry, I'm in a rush, so I can't pull a diff out of
2.5.8 right now.

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