EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : pidgin (EulerOS-SA-2017-1131)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the pidgin package installed, the EulerOS
installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- markup.c in the MXit protocol plugin in libpurple in
Pidgin before 2.10.10 allows remote servers to cause a
denial of service (application crash) via a large
length value in an emoticon response.(CVE-2014-3695)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected pidgin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101315 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70702

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3695

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