This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in pidgin :
The pidgin_conv_chat_rename_user function in gtkconv.c in Pidgin
before 2.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(NULL pointer dereference and application crash) by changing a
nickname while in an XMPP chat room (CVE-2011-4939).
The msn_oim_report_to_user function in oim.c in the MSN protocol
plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.2 allows remote servers to
cause a denial of service (application crash) via an OIM message that
lacks UTF-8 encoding (CVE-2012-1178).
This update provides pidgin 2.10.2, which is not vulnerable to these
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false