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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3185

gtkutils.c in Pidgin before 2.10.0 on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a file: URL in a message.
Publish Date : 2011-08-29 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
gtkutils.c in Pidgin before 2.10.0 on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18324 windows
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- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3185

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.7.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pidgin Pidgin 44

- References For CVE-2011-3185
SECTRACK 1025961
XF pidgin-uri-code-execution(69342)
BID 49268 Pidgin Denial of Service and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-09-25
BUGTRAQ 20110822 Insomnia : ISVA-110822.1 - Pidgin IM Insecure URL Handling Remote Code Execution
MLIST [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash
MLIST [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash
MLIST [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20110822 Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3185

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