pidgin/nest

Update the changelog for the 2.14.7 release
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6 days ago, Gary Kramlich
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Update the changelog for the 2.14.7 release

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Reviewed at https://reviews.imfreedom.org/r/928/
---
title: cve-2011-2943-00
date: 2011-08-20T00:00:00.000Z
cveNumber: cve-2011-2943
summary: Remote crash in IRC protocol plugin
discoveredBy: Djego Ibanez, Lead QA at Gamistry
fixedInRelease: 2.10.0
type: security
layout: cve
hidden: true
---
### Description
Certain characters in the nicknames of IRC users can trigger a null pointer
dereference in the IRC protocol plugin's handling of responses to WHO requests.
This can cause a crash on some operating systems. Clients based on libpurple
2.8.0 through 2.9.0 are affected.
### Mitigation
Change libpurple to validate the data it receives from the server before
attempting to use it.