cipher.c in the Cipher API in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.7.10 retains encryption-key data in process memory, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading a core file or other representation of memory contents.
Published 2012-08-08 10:26:18
Updated 2017-09-19 01:34:27
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-4922

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-4922

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-4922

References for CVE-2011-4922

Products affected by CVE-2011-4922

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