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USN-2390-1: Pidgin vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/28/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/29/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpurple0
  • ubuntu-upgrade-pidgin

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