Fedora 10 : pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc10 (2009-5597)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This is a bugfix & security fix release of Pidgin. The full ChangeLog
is available at http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog Details of
the security fixes included are available at
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/

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

See also :

http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500488
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500490
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500491
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500493
http://www.nessus.org/u?649b2295

Solution :

Update the affected pidgin package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38997 (fedora_2009-5597.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35067

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2927
CVE-2009-1373
CVE-2009-1374
CVE-2009-1375
CVE-2009-1376

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