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CVE-2011-4939 Detail

Description

The pidgin_conv_chat_rename_user function in gtkconv.c in Pidgin before 2.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) by changing a nickname while in an XMPP chat room.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/15/2012

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://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/14392
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/10ead4688e3af4132d454fa3bc241480500651c9/with/d1d77da56217f3a083e1d459bef054db9f1d5699/pidgin/gtkconv.c
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/d1d77da56217f3a083e1d459bef054db9f1d5699
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=60 Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:029
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A18406

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.10.1

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4939
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2018