cve-2013-6478-00

Summary Crash when hovering pointer over a long URL
Date 2014-01-28
CVE Number CVE-2013-6478
Discovered By See support mails in description
Fixed In Release 2.10.8

Description

libX11 forcefully exits when Pidgin tries to create an exceptionally wide tooltip window.

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Mitigation

Only display the first 200 characters of the URL in the tooltip.

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