FreeBSD : libpurple -- multiple vulnerabilities (549787c1-8916-11e2-8549-68b599b52a02)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Pidgin reports :


Fix a crash when receiving UPnP responses with abnormally long values.


Fix two bugs where a remote MXit user could possibly specify a local
file path to be written to.

Fix a bug where the MXit server or a man-in-the-middle could
potentially send specially crafted data that could overflow a buffer
and lead to a crash or remote code execution.


Fix a crash in Sametime when a malicious server sends us an abnormally
long user ID.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65184 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0271

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