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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-4939

The pidgin_conv_chat_rename_user function in gtkconv.c in Pidgin before 2.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) by changing a nickname while in an XMPP chat room.
Publish Date : 2012-03-15 Last Update Date : 2018-01-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
The pidgin_conv_chat_rename_user function in gtkconv.c in Pidgin before 2.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18406 windows
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-2011-4939

# 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 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.6.6 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
45 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pidgin Pidgin 46

- References For CVE-2011-4939

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:029
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2012:029
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=60 CONFIRM
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/14392 CONFIRM
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/d1d77da56217f3a083e1d459bef054db9f1d5699 CONFIRM
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/10ead4688e3af4132d454fa3bc241480500651c9/with/d1d77da56217f3a083e1d459bef054db9f1d5699/pidgin/gtkconv.c CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-4939

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


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