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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0020

Original release date: 02/06/2014
Last revised: 03/16/2014


The IRC protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.8 does not validate argument counts, which allows remote IRC servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted message.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (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 disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0139
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/a167504359e5
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/7d0fb0c6d8d4
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/4d9be297d399
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0239
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2100-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=85
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/5845d9fa7084
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2859
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/9f132a6855cd
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0326
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.pidgin.im/pidgin/main/rev/6b0e0566af20

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.9.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.8.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.9
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.8
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.7
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.6
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.5
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.4
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.3
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.2
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.11
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.10
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.7.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.6
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.5
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.6.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.9
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.8
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.7
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.6
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.5
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.4
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.3
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.2
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.5.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.3
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.4.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.3.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.2.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.6
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.5
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.4
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.3
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.2
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.1.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.0.0
* cpe:/a:pidgin:pidgin:2.10.7 and previous versions

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