Upstream information

CVE-2017-2640 at MITRE

Description

An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the way Pidgin before 2.12.0 processed XML content. A malicious remote server could potentially use this flaw to crash Pidgin or execute arbitrary code in the context of the pidgin process.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1028835 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

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 >= 2.6.6-0.30.3.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.6.6-0.30.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.6.6-0.30.3.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.6.6-0.30.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.6.6-0.30.3.1
  • pidgin >= 2.6.6-0.30.3.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.6.6-0.30.3.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-pidgin-13717
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • finch >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA finch-2.12.0-1.33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-1.33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 GA finch-2.12.0-1.33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • finch >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 GA finch-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 GA finch-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP1
  • libpurple >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • pidgin >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.13.0-3.35
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP1 GA libpurple-2.13.0-3.35
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP2
  • libpurple >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • pidgin >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.13.0-10.105
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP2 GA libpurple-2.13.0-10.105
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP3
  • libpurple >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • pidgin >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.13.0-10.105
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP3 GA libpurple-2.13.0-10.105
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP4
  • libpurple >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-client0 >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple0 >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • pidgin >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP4 GA libpurple-2.14.8-150400.1.10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
  • libpurple >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • pidgin >= 2.13.0-3.35
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.13.0-3.35
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 GA libpurple-2.13.0-3.35
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • finch >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-1.33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 GA finch-2.12.0-1.33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
  • finch >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 GA finch-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5
  • finch >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5 GA finch-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-1.33
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-1.33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • finch-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin-devel >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 GA finch-devel-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • finch >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-1.33
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-1.33
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 GA finch-2.12.0-1.33
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4
  • finch >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 GA finch-2.12.0-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5
  • finch >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-branding-upstream >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-plugin-sametime >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
  • pidgin >= 2.12.0-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5 GA finch-2.12.0-3.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libpurple >= 2.13.0-lp150.3.1
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.13.0-lp150.3.1
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.13.0-lp150.3.1
  • pidgin >= 2.13.0-lp150.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libpurple-2.13.0-lp150.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • libpurple >= 2.13.0-lp152.6.5
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.13.0-lp152.6.5
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.13.0-lp152.6.5
  • pidgin >= 2.13.0-lp152.6.5
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.2 GA libpurple-2.13.0-lp152.6.2
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • libpurple >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.13.0-10.105
  • pidgin >= 2.13.0-10.105
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.3 GA libpurple-2.13.0-10.105
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • libpurple >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-client0 >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-lang >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple-tcl >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • libpurple0 >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
  • pidgin >= 2.14.8-150400.1.10
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.4 GA libpurple-2.14.8-150400.1.10
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


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5 pidgin Already fixed
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 pidgin Not affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 pidgin Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 pidgin Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 pidgin Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 pidgin Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 pidgin Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP1 pidgin Not affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Mar 10 08:16:42 2017
CVE page last modified: Mon Jan 16 17:48:17 2023