Fedora 10 : pidgin-2.6.3-2.fc10 (2009-10702)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 42195


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes :

- Bug #529357 - CVE-2009-3615 Pidgin: Invalid pointer dereference (crash) after receiving contacts from SIM IM client

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.


Update the affected pidgin package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 42195

File Name: fedora_2009-10702.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/22

Modified: 2015/10/21

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:fedoraproject:fedora:pidgin, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2694, CVE-2009-3615

BID: 36071, 36277

FEDORA: 2009-10702

CWE: 399