Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pidgin (MDVSA-2010:097)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46663 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-097.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40138

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1624

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