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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0013

Original release date: 01/09/2010
Last revised: 11/02/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Directory traversal vulnerability in slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.6.4 and Adium 1.3.8 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in an application/x-msnmsgrp2p MSN emoticon (aka custom smiley) request, a related issue to CVE-2004-0122. NOTE: it could be argued that this is resultant from a vulnerability in which an emoticon download request is processed even without a preceding text/x-mms-emoticon message that announced availability of the emoticon.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37953
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100107 Re: CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload
External Source: MISC
Name: http://d.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/3d02401cf232459fc80c0837d31e05fae7ae5467
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38915
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37954
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://d.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/c64a1adc8bda2b4aeaae1f273541afbc4f71b810
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17620
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3662
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1022203
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100107 Re: CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:006
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1020
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/3d02401cf232459fc80c0837d31e05fae7ae5467/with/c64a1adc8bda2b4aeaae1f273541afbc4f71b810/libpurple/protocols/msn/slp.c
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-0368
External Source: MISC
Name: http://events.ccc.de/congress/2009/Fahrplan/events/3596.en.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=552483
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100102 CVE request - pidgin MSN arbitrary file upload
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37961
External Source: MISC
Name: http://d.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/4be2df4f72bd8a55cdae7f2554b73342a497c92f
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10333
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 277450
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:085
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3663
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-0429

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10333
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:adium:adium:1.3.8

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