This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
This update of pidgin fixes various security vulnerabilities
- CVE-2010-0013: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3: Path Traversal
(CWE-22) Remote file disclosure vulnerability by using
the MSN protocol.
- CVE-2010-0277: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9: Resource
Management Errors (CWE-399) MSN protocol plugin in
libpurple allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (memory corruption) at least.
- CVE-2010-0420 Same nick names in XMPP MUC lead to a
crash in finch.
- CVE-2010-0423 A remote denial of service attack
(resource consumption) is possible by sending an IM with
a lot of smilies in it.
See also :
Update the affected finch packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0