Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : pidgin (cve_2012_3374_buffer_overflow)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Buffer overflow in markup.c in the MXit protocol plugin
in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.5 allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted inline
image in a message. (CVE-2012-3374)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?6d882675

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80739 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3374

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