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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
Secunia reports :
Some vulnerabilities and weaknesses have been reported in Pidgin,
which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS or to
potentially compromise a user's system.
A truncation error in the processing of MSN SLP messages can be
exploited to cause a buffer overflow.
A boundary error in the XMPP SOCKS5 'bytestream' server when
initiating an outgoing file transfer can be exploited to cause a
A boundary error exists in the implementation of the
'PurpleCircBuffer' structure. This can be exploited to corrupt memory
and cause a crash via specially crafted XMPP or Sametime packets.
A boundary error in the 'decrypt_out()' function can be exploited to
cause a stack-based buffer overflow with 8 bytes and crash the
application via a specially crafted QQ packet.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 39426 (freebsd_pkg_b1ca65e65aaf11debc9b0030843d3802.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 35067
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