EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : pidgin (EulerOS-SA-2017-1131)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101315


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the pidgin package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- markup.c in the MXit protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.10 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large length value in an emoticon response.(CVE-2014-3695)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected pidgin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101315

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1131.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/10

Modified: 2017/08/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libpurple, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3695

BID: 70702

OSVDB: 113632