SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin (ZYPP Patch Number 6856)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51727
The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
This update of pidgin fixes various security vulnerabilities : - Remote file disclosure vulnerability by using the MSN protocol. CVE-2010-0277: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9: Resource Management Errors (CWE-399) MSN protocol plugin in libpurple allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) at least. CVE-2010-0420: Same nick names in XMPP MUC lead to a crash in finch. CVE-2010-0423: A remote denial of service attack (resource consumption) is possible by sending an IM with a lot of smilies in it. (CVE-2010-0013: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3: Path Traversal (CWE-22))