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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-3694) ELSA-2017-1854: pidgin security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2014-3694) ELSA-2017-1854: pidgin security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/08/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-finch
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-finch-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-perl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libpurple-tcl
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pidgin-perl

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