June 21, 2016


Vulnerability Spotlight: Pidgin Vulnerabilities

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These vulnerabilities were discovered by Yves Younan. Pidgin is a universal chat client that is used on millions of systems worldwide. The Pidgin chat client enables you to communicate on multiple chat networks simultaneously. Talos has identified multiple vulnerabilities in the way Pidgin handles the MXit protocol. These vulnerabilities fall into the following four categories. […]

November 7, 2014


Talos Discovered Three More Vulnerabilities in Pidgin

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This post was authored by Yves Younan and edited by Armin Pelkmann Table of contents CVE-2014-3697, VRT-2014-0205 CVE-2014-3696, VRT-2014-0204 CVE-2014-3695, VRT-2014-0203 Cisco Talos is announcing the discovery and patching of another three 3 CVE vulnerabilities in Pidgin (An open-source multi-platform instant messaging client – see wikipedia page). These vulnerabilities were discovered by our team and reported to the Pidgin team. They were […]