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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-6487

Integer overflow in libpurple/protocols/gg/lib/http.c in the Gadu-Gadu (gg) parser in Pidgin before 2.10.8 allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via a large Content-Length value, which triggers a buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2014-02-06 Last Update Date : 2016-12-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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) Overflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014:0139: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22786 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0139 -- pidgin security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27284 unix
DSA-2852-1 libgadu - heap-based buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22226 unix
DSA-2859-1 pidgin - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22474 unix
DSA-2859-2 pidgin - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24323 unix
ELSA-2014:0139: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24167 unix
RHSA-2014:0139: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22203 unix
RHSA-2014:0139: pidgin security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140139 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0790-1 -- Security update for libgadu oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25421 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0702-1 -- Security update for finch oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25166 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-2013-6487

# 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 2.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pidgin Pidgin 14

- References For CVE-2013-6487
GENTOO GLSA-201508-02
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0139
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0239
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0326
BID 65188 Pidgin 'gg_http_watch_fd()' Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2015-08-19 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-6487

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

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