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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1373

Buffer overflow in the XMPP SOCKS5 bytestream server in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving an outbound XMPP file transfer. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2009-05-26 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-05-10 2009-05-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the XMPP SOCKS5 bytestream server in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 allows remote authenticated ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17722 windows
Buffer overflow in the XMPP SOCKS5 bytestream server in Pidgin (formerly Gaim) before 2.5.6 allows remote authenticated ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9005 unix
CVE-2009-1373 unix
DSA-1805 pidgin -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8328 unix
DSA-1805-1 pidgin -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13618 unix
ELSA-2009:1060: pidgin security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22713 unix
RHSA-2009:1059: pidgin security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091059 unix
RHSA-2009:1060 -- pidgin security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29110 unix
RHSA-2009:1060: pidgin security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091060 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-2009-1373

# 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 2.0.2 Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pidgin Pidgin 21

- References For CVE-2009-1373
BID 35067 Pidgin Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-01-18
GENTOO GLSA-200905-07
XF pidgin-xmppsocks5-bo(50682)
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1060
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1059

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1373

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