SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin (ZYPP Patch Number 6710)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of pidgin fixes the following issues :

- Allowed to send confidential data unencrypted even if
SSL was chosen by user. (CVE-2009-3026: CVSS v2 Base
Score: 5.0)

- Remote denial of service in yahoo IM plug-in.
(CVE-2009-3025: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3)

- Remote denial of service in MSN plug-in. (CVE-2009-3083:
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0)

- Remote denial of service in MSN plug-in. (CVE-2009-3084:
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0)

- Remote denial of service in XMPP plug-in.
(CVE-2009-3085: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0)

- Remote denial of service in ICQ plug-in. (CVE-2009-3615:
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0)

- QQ protocol upgrade Migrate all QQ accounts to QQ2008.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3025.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3026.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3083.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3084.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3085.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3615.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6710.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51726 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3025
CVE-2009-3026
CVE-2009-3083
CVE-2009-3084
CVE-2009-3085
CVE-2009-3615

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