Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 13.0 / current : pidgin (SSA:2010-138-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46358


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, and -current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected pidgin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46358

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2010-138-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/05/19

Modified: 2016/05/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1624

BID: 40138

SSA: 2010-138-01