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The NSS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.4.3 does not verify SSL certificates which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into accepting an invalid server certificate for a spoofed service.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10979

The NSS plugin in libpurple in Pidgin 2.4.3 does not verify SSL certificates which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into accepting an invalid server certificate for a spoofed service.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-3532
Product(s):