FreeBSD : libpurple -- Invalid memory dereference in the XMPP protocol plug-in by processing a series of specially crafted file transfer requests (64f8b72d-9c4e-11e1-9c94-000bcdf0a03b)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Pidgin reports :

A series of specially crafted file transfer requests can cause clients
to reference invalid memory. The user must have accepted one of the
file transfer requests.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a25e8a0b

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59085 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2214

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