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CVE-2013-6486 at MITRE

Description

gtkutils.c in Pidgin before 2.10.8 on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a message containing a file: URL that is improperly handled during construction of an explorer.exe command. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-3185.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 861019

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SLE 11 SP3 DEBUGINFO
  • pidgin-debuginfo >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
  • pidgin-debugsource >= 2.6.6-0.23.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9213
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

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