Upstream information

CVE-2013-6490 at MITRE

Description

The SIMPLE protocol functionality in Pidgin before 2.10.8 allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via a negative Content-Length header, which triggers a buffer overflow.

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 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 861019 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
Patchnames:
sledsp3-finch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
Patchnames:
sdksp3-finch
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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9213
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • finch >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-meanwhile >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9213


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 pidgin Released