FreeBSD : pidgin -- multiple remote denial of service vulnerabilities (a2c4d3d5-4c7b-11df-83fb-0015587e2cc1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45585
The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
Three denial of service vulnerabilities where found in pidgin and allow remote attackers to crash the application. The developers summarized these problems as follows : Pidgin can become unresponsive when displaying large numbers of smileys Certain nicknames in group chat rooms can trigger a crash in Finch Failure to validate all fields of an incoming message can trigger a crash