Fedora 16 : pidgin-2.10.4-1.fc16 (2012-8686)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fix for CVE-2012-2214 and CVE-2012-2318.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806839
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819454
http://www.nessus.org/u?42b0a002

Solution :

Update the affected pidgin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59435 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53400
53706

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2214
CVE-2012-2318

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