This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 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 clientautoresp function in family_icbm.c in the oscar protocol
plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.7.2 allows remote authenticated
users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and
application crash) via an X-Status message that lacks the expected end
tag for a (1) desc or (2) title element (CVE-2010-2528).
Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided due to the Extended
Maintenance Program for those products.
This update provides pidgin 2.7.3, which is not vulnerable to this
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
Public Exploit Available : false