Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pidgin (MDVSA-2010:259)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51380
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA NULL pointer dereference due to receiving a short packet for a direct connection in the MSN code could potentially cause a denial of service.
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This update provides pidgin 2.7.8 that has been patched to address this flaw.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.