This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the Pidgin MXit
protocol plug-in. A malicious server or a remote attacker could use
this flaw to crash Pidgin by sending a specially crafted HTTP request.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the Pidgin Sametime protocol
plug-in. A malicious server or a remote attacker could use this flaw
to crash Pidgin by sending a specially crafted username.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Pidgin processed certain
UPnP responses. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted UPnP
response that, when processed, would crash Pidgin. (CVE-2013-0274)
Pidgin must be restarted for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 65565 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0272CVE-2013-0273CVE-2013-0274
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