Pidgin 'mxit_show_message()' Function Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
Versions prior to Pidgin 2.10.5 vulnerable.
Pidgin is prone to a stack-based buffer-overflow vulnerability
Incorrect handing of inline images in incoming instant messages can cause a buffer overflow and in some cases can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
Successful exploits of the buffer-overflow issue may lead to the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the application or to denial-of-service conditions.
The vendor has issued a fix. Pidgin 2.10.5.