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.
Federico Muttis discovered that Pidgin did not properly handle certain
malformed messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker
could send a specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary
code with user privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40752 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2694