CVE-2016-1000030

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-06-21
Bugzilla:
1348882: CVE-2016-1000030 pidgin: X.509 Certificates Improperly Imported

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Pidgin version <2.11.0 contains a vulnerability in X.509 Certificates imports specifically due to improper check of return values from gnutls_x509_crt_init() and gnutls_x509_crt_import() that can result in code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via custom X.509 certificate from another client. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.11.0.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1000030 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 pidgin Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 pidgin Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 pidgin Not affected

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