This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
Various remote triggerable crashes in pidgin have been fixed :
- In some situations the MSN server sends text that isn't
UTF-8 encoded, and Pidgin fails to verify the text's
encoding. In some cases this can lead to a crash when
attempting to display the text (). (CVE-2012-1178)
- Incoming messages with certain characters or character
encodings can cause clients to crash. (CVE-2012-1178 /
- 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 :
Apply ZYPP patch number 8131.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0