Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 15:44:47 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> cc: coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE id request: pidgin ====================================================== Name: CVE-2009-3026 Status: Candidate URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3026 Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20090824 CVE id request: pidgin Reference: URL:http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/24/2 Reference: CONFIRM:http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=542891 Reference: CONFIRM:http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/8131 Reference: CONFIRM:http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/diff/312e056d702d29379ea61aea9d27765f127bc888/with/55897c4ce0787edc1e7721b7f4a9b5cbc8357279 protocols/jabber/auth.c in libpurple in Pidgin 2.6.0, and possibly other versions, does not follow the "require TLS/SSL" preference when connecting to older Jabber servers that do not follow the XMPP specification, which causes libpurple to connect to the server without the expected encryption and allows remote attackers to sniff sessions.
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