CVE-2009-3026 Detail

Current Description

protocols/jabber/auth.c in libpurple in Pidgin 2.6.0, and possibly other versions, does not follow the "require TLS/SSL" preference when connecting to older Jabber servers that do not follow the XMPP specification, which causes libpurple to connect to the server without the expected encryption and allows remote attackers to sniff sessions.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (09/22/2009)

Red Hat has released updates to correct this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1453.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=542891
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/8131
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/312e056d702d29379ea61aea9d27765f127bc888/with/55897c4ce0787edc1e7721b7f4a9b5cbc8357279 Patch 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/24/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36368
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53000
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11070
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5757

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-2009-3026
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017
Source:
MITRE