Pidgin < 2.10.10

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8575

Synopsis

The remote client is vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.10.10 or newer

See Also

http://pidgin.im

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8575

File Name: 8575.prm

Published: 2014/10/23

Modified: 2016/01/19

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/20

Reference Information

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

BID: 70701, 70702, 70703, 70704, 70705