CVE-2008-3532 Detail

Current Description

The NSS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.4.3 does not verify SSL certificates, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into accepting an invalid server certificate for a spoofed service.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=492434
http://developer.pidgin.im/attachment/ticket/6500/nss-cert-verify.patch Exploit 
http://developer.pidgin.im/attachment/ticket/6500/nss_add_rev.patch
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/6500 Patch 
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-493.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:025
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1023.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30553
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-675-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2318
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44220
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10979
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18327

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3532
NVD Published Date:
08/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.