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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3694

The (1) bundled GnuTLS SSL/TLS plugin and the (2) bundled OpenSSL SSL/TLS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.10 do not properly consider the Basic Constraints extension during verification of X.509 certificates from SSL servers, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers and obtain sensitive information via a crafted certificate.
Publish Date : 2014-10-29 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 310

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3055-1 pidgin - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26900 unix
RHSA-2017:1854: pidgin security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171854 unix
USN-2390-1 -- Pidgin vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28262 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-2014-3694

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Pidgin Pidgin 2.10.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1
Opensuse Opensuse 3
Pidgin Pidgin 10

- References For CVE-2014-3694
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1376
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1397

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3694

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

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