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CVE-2010-0420 Detail

Current Description

libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6, when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used, does not properly parse nicknames containing <br> sequences, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted nickname.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035332.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035347.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035409.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=44 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2038
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:041
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:085
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38294
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-902-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0413 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0914
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1020
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565786
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56399
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11485
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18230
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0115.html

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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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.5


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0420
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017