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CVE-2009-3025 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Pidgin 2.6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a link in a Yahoo IM.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/31/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3025
Original release date:
08/31/2009
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/09/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of pidgin as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog Patch External Source CONFIRM http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/19/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090819 CVE Request pidgin
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52994 External Source XF pidgin-unspecified-dos(52994)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6167 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6167

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6167
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6167

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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