Fedora 10 : pidgin-2.6.0-1.fc10 (2009-8791)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

pidgin upgrade to 2.6.0 for the CVE-2009-2694, insufficient input
validation in msn_slplink_process_msg() and numerous other bug fixes.
Fedora 10 does not support voice and video with pidgin-2.6.0. Upgrade
to Fedora 11 for this capability.

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://www.nessus.org/u?275ad166

Solution :

Update the affected pidgin package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40675 (fedora_2009-8791.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36071

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2694

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