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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-6486: pidgin multiple vulnerabilies

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-6486: pidgin multiple vulnerabilies

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/06/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
04/05/2018

Description

gtkutils.c in Pidgin before 2.10.8 on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a message containing a file: URL that is improperly handled during construction of an explorer.exe command. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-3185.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pidgin

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