openSUSE Security Update : pidgin (openSUSE-SU-2012:0905-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Changes in pidgin :

- Fixing bnc#752275, CVE-2012-1178: Pidgin fails to verify
the text's utf-8 encoding

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-07/msg00041.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=752275

Solution :

Update the affected pidgin packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74688 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1178

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