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CVE-2014-3694 Detail

Description

The (1) bundled GnuTLS SSL/TLS plugin and the (2) bundled OpenSSL SSL/TLS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.10 do not properly consider the Basic Constraints extension during verification of X.509 certificates from SSL servers, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers and obtain sensitive information via a crafted certificate.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/29/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/2e4475087f04 Issue Tracking
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00023.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-11/msg00037.html Third Party Advisory
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=86 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3055 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2390-1 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1854

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:12.3
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.0
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.1
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.2
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.3
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.4
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.5
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.6
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.7
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.8
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 cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin
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Up to (including)
2.10.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3694
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018