SuSE 11.1 Security Update : pidgin, finch and libpurple (SAT Patch Number 6534)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

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 :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770304
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3374.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6534.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64130 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3374

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