CVE-2014-3698

NameCVE-2014-3698
DescriptionThe jabber_idn_validate function in jutil.c in the Jabber protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.10 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted XMPP message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3055-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pidgin (PTS)wheezy2.10.10-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.10.10-1~deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.11.0-0+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid, stretch2.12.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pidginsource(unstable)2.10.10-1medium
pidginsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
pidginsourcewheezy2.10.10-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-3055-1

Notes

[squeeze] - pidgin <end-of-life> (Support in oldstable is limited to IRC, Jabber/XMPP, Sametime and SIMPLE)

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