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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3026: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-3026: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/31/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

protocols/jabber/auth.c in libpurple in Pidgin 2.6.0, and possibly other versions, does not follow the "require TLS/SSL" preference when connecting to older Jabber servers that do not follow the XMPP specification, which causes libpurple to connect to the server without the expected encryption and allows remote attackers to sniff sessions.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-im-pidgin

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