Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Yuriy Kaminskiy discovered that Pidgin did not properly handle certain
messages in the ICQ protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a
specially crafted message and cause Pidgin to crash.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 39619 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1889