Fedora 11 : pidgin-2.6.6-1.fc11 (2010-1279)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 47244


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


2.6.6 with security and numerous minor bug fixes CVE-2010-0277 CVE-2010-0420 CVE-2010-0423

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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 47244

File Name: fedora_2010-1279.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2016/12/08

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:11

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: 2010/02/19

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2694, CVE-2010-0013, CVE-2010-0277, CVE-2010-0420, CVE-2010-0423

BID: 36071, 36277, 37524, 38294

OSVDB: 61625, 61626, 62439, 62440

FEDORA: 2010-1279

CWE: 20, 22, 399