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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-38
(Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pidgin. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker might send specially crafted data using the MXit
protocol, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, or in
leaking confidential information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Pidgin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/pidgin-2.11.0'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 96542 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2016-1000030
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