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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1373

Original release date: 05/26/2009
Last revised: 11/02/2013


Buffer overflow in the XMPP SOCKS5 bytestream server in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving an outbound XMPP file transfer. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=29
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:173
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5597
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5583
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1805
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17722
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5552
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500488
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1396
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-781-2
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1060
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1059
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9005
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-781-1
External Source: XF
Name: pidgin-xmppsocks5-bo(50682)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:140
External Source: BID
Name: 35067
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200905-07

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9005
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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