SuSE 11 Security Update : pidgin (SAT Patch Number 1245)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41390


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update of pidgin fixes a remote arbitrary code execution vulnerability in MSN SLP packet processing code. (CORE-2009-0727)


Apply SAT patch number 1245.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41390

File Name: suse_11_finch-090825.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:finch, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pidgin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/25