Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / current : pidgin (SSA:2009-231-02)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40624


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and
-current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected pidgin package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40624

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2009-231-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/08/20

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:pidgin, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/19

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2694

BID: 36071

SSA: 2009-231-02

CWE: 399