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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0420

libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6, when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used, does not properly parse nicknames containing <br> sequences, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted nickname.
Publish Date : 2010-02-24 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2010-02-10 2010-02-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0420 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20100420 unix
DSA-2038 pidgin -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6637 unix
DSA-2038-1 pidgin -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13098 unix
DSA-2038-2 pidgin -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13498 unix
DSA-2038-3 pidgin -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13590 unix
ELSA-2010:0115: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22985 unix
libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6, when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used, does not properly parse nick... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11485 unix
libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6, when an XMPP multi-user chat (MUC) room is used, does not properly parse nick... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18230 windows
RHSA-2010:0115: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21886 unix
RHSA-2010:0115: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100115 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-2010-0420

# 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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pidgin Pidgin 29

- References For CVE-2010-0420

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0115.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0115
http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56399
XF pidgin-xmpp-nickname-dos(56399)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565786 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1020
VUPEN ADV-2010-1020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0914
VUPEN ADV-2010-0914
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:041
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:041
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:085
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:085
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0413
VUPEN ADV-2010-0413
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38294
BID 38294 Pidgin Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-11-15
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-902-1
UBUNTU USN-902-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2038
DEBIAN DSA-2038
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=44 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:006
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035409.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-1383
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035347.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-1934
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035332.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-1279

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0420

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


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