Pidgin < 2.7.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

An instant messaging client installed on the remote Windows host is
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Pidgin installed on the remote host is earlier than
2.7.6. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple
vulnerabilities:

- An error in the application media code allows a
user-after-free race condition when an error has been
reported by GStreamer. This can result in an
application crash. (12806)

- An error in the Google Relay procedures which attempt to
free resources two times and can lead to denial of
service conditions.

- An error in the MSN handling portion of the application
attempts to use resources after freeing them leading to
application crashes and may allow arbitrary code
execution.

See also :

http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog
http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/12806

Solution :

Upgrade to Pidgin 2.7.6 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 50706 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45021
45022
45024

CVE ID:

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