SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin, finch and libpurple (ZYPP Patch Number 8220)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of pidgin fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in the MXit
protocol which could have potentially been exploited by remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running
pidgin. (CVE-2012-3374)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8220.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60059 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3374

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