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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-201209-17
(Pidgin: Arbitrary code execution)
A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability has been found in the MXit
protocol plug-in for libpurple.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the Pidgin process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Pidgin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/pidgin-2.10.6'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false