Pidgin < 2.10.10

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8575
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The remote client is vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of Pidgin chat client. This version of Pidgin is vulnerable to multiple flaws which would allow an attacker to read/write arbitrary data, subvert security tokens, cause a denial of service, and more.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8575

Published: 10/23/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 78689

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:pidgin:pidgin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3696, CVE-2014-3697, CVE-2014-3698, CVE-2014-3695, CVE-2014-3694

BID: 70701, 70702, 70703, 70704, 70705