Fedora 9 : pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc9 (2009-5552)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38995

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is a bugfix & security fix release of Pidgin. The full ChangeLog is available at http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog Details of the security fixes included are available at http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/

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

Solution

Update the affected pidgin package.

See Also

https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog

http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500488

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500490

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500491

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500493

http://www.nessus.org/u?129e9b18

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38995

File Name: fedora_2009-5552.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/06/03

Updated: 2018/11/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:pidgin, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2927, CVE-2009-1373, CVE-2009-1374, CVE-2009-1375, CVE-2009-1376

BID: 35067

FEDORA: 2009-5552

CWE: 119, 189