openSUSE 10 Security Update : finch (finch-6465)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42000


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected finch packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42000

File Name: suse_finch-6465.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/06

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:finch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:finch-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpurple, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpurple-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpurple-meanwhile, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpurple-mono, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pidgin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pidgin-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/26