Fedora 13 : pidgin-2.7.0-2.fc13 (2010-8503)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

2.7.0 with new features, bug fixes and a security fix for
CVE-2010-1624 Full Upstream ChangeLog: *
http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog Fedora packaging changes: *
Use System SSL Certificates * Add additional dependencies for Voice +
Video

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://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=589973
http://www.nessus.org/u?aa15375f

Solution :

Update the affected pidgin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47494 (fedora_2010-8503.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40138

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1624

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