This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
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 SAT patch number 6294.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0