This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in pidgin :
The msn_emoticon_msg function in slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in
libpurple in Pidgin before 2.7.0 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (application crash) via a custom emoticon in a
malformed SLP message (CVE-2010-1624).
Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided due to the Extended
Maintenance Program for those products.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false