SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin, libpurple and finch (ZYPP Patch Number 7827)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues :

- 604225: MSN emoticon DoS. (CVE-2010-1624)

- 648273: multiple NULL pointer dereference weaknesses.
(CVE-2010-3711)

- 722199: vulnerability in SILC protocol handling
(CVE-2011-3594)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1624.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3711.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3594.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7827.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57186 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1624
CVE-2010-3711
CVE-2011-3594

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