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CVE-2008-2957 Detail

Current Description

The UPnP functionality in Pidgin 2.0.0, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to trigger the download of arbitrary files and cause a denial of service (memory or disk consumption) via a UDP packet that specifies an arbitrary URL.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://crisp.cs.du.edu/?q=ca2007-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-493.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:025
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/27/3
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1023.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29985
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-675-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A17599
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9076

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2957
NVD Published Date:
07/01/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017