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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201207-05
(pidgin-otr: Arbitrary code execution)
A format string vulnerability has been found in the 'log_message_cb()'
function in otr-plugin.c.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All pidgin-otr users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-plugins/pidgin-otr-3.2.1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59897 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53557
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2369
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