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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
CVE-2009-2694 pidgin: insufficient input validation in
Federico Muttis of Core Security Technologies discovered a flaw in
Pidgin's MSN protocol handler. If a user received a malicious MSN
message, it was possible to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Pidgin. (CVE-2009-2694)
Pidgin must be restarted for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60644 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2694