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CVE-2013-6486 Detail

Current Description

gtkutils.c in Pidgin before 2.10.8 on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a message containing a file: URL that is improperly handled during construction of an explorer.exe command. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-3185.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/b2571530fa8b
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00039.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00005.html
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=81 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65189

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:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.10.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-6486
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2014
NVD Last Modified:
03/16/2014