SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin (ZYPP Patch Number 6342)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Several bugfixes were done for the Instant Messenger Pidgin :

- Malformed responses to file transfers could cause a
buffer overflow in pidgin (CVE-2009-1373) and specially
crafted packets could crash it. (CVE-2009-1375)

- The fix against integer overflows in the msn protocol
handling was incomplete. (CVE-2009-1376)

- Fixed misparsing ICQ message as SMS DoS (CVE-2009-1889,

Also the Yahoo IM protocol was made to work again.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6342.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51723 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1373

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now