Fedora 11 : pidgin-2.7.0-2.fc11 (2010-8523)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 47495


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


2.7.0 with new features, bug fixes and a security fix for CVE-2010-1624 Full Upstream ChangeLog: * http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog Fedora packaging changes: * Use System SSL Certificates * Add additional dependencies for Voice + Video

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Update the affected pidgin package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 47495

File Name: fedora_2010-8523.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: 2010/05/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2694, CVE-2010-0013, CVE-2010-1624

BID: 36071, 36277, 37524, 38294, 40138

OSVDB: 64609

FEDORA: 2010-8523

CWE: 22, 399