Pidgin < 2.7.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50706
SynopsisAn instant messaging client installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of Pidgin installed on the remote host is earlier than 2.7.6. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities:
- An error in the application media code allows a user-after-free race condition when an error has been reported by GStreamer. This can result in an application crash. (12806)
- An error in the Google Relay procedures which attempt to free resources two times and can lead to denial of service conditions.
- An error in the MSN handling portion of the application attempts to use resources after freeing them leading to application crashes and may allow arbitrary code execution.
SolutionUpgrade to Pidgin 2.7.6 or later.