SuSE 11.1 Security Update : pidgin, libpurple and finch (SAT Patch Number 5389)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57099


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes the following security issues :

- 604225: MSN emoticon DoS. (CVE-2010-1624)

- 648273: multiple NULL pointer dereference weaknesses.

- 722199: vulnerability in SILC protocol handling (CVE-2011-3594)


Apply SAT patch number 5389.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57099

File Name: suse_11_finch-111104.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:finch, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple-meanwhile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple-tcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pidgin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1624, CVE-2010-3711, CVE-2011-3594