EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : pidgin (EulerOS-SA-2017-1131)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101315
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected pidgin package.