|Date: (C)2009-05-26 (M)2017-10-04|
|CVSS Score: 5.0||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 10.0||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 2.9||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: NONE|
| ||Integrity: NONE|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
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.