Upstream information

CVE-2008-3532 at MITRE

Description

The NSS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.4.3 does not verify SSL certificates, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into accepting an invalid server certificate for a spoofed service.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 415679 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • finch-devel >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.6.6-0.25.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA finch-2.6.6-0.25.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • finch >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • libpurple >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • pidgin >= 2.14.7-1.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.14.7-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA finch-2.14.7-1.1