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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3532

The NSS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.4.3 does not verify SSL certificates, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into accepting an invalid server certificate for a spoofed service.
Publish Date : 2008-08-08 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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)
CWE ID 310

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-07-28 2008-07-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3532 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083532 unix
ELSA-2008:1023: pidgin security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22740 unix
RHSA-2008:1023 -- pidgin security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29210 unix
RHSA-2008:1023: pidgin security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20081023 unix
The NSS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.4.3 does not verify SSL certificates, which makes it easier for remote attackers... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18327 windows
The NSS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.4.3 does not verify SSL certificates, which makes it easier for remote attackers... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10979 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3532

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pidgin Pidgin 1

- References For CVE-2008-3532

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44220
XF pidgin-ssl-spoofing(44220)
http://developer.pidgin.im/attachment/ticket/6500/nss_add_rev.patch CONFIRM
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/6500 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-493.htm CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-675-1
UBUNTU USN-675-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30553
BID 30553 Pidgin NSS plugin SSL Certificate Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-08
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2318
VUPEN ADV-2008-2318
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=492434 CONFIRM
http://developer.pidgin.im/attachment/ticket/6500/nss-cert-verify.patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1023.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1023
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:025
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:025

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3532

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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