SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin, libpurple and finch (ZYPP Patch Number 7827)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57186


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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 ZYPP patch number 7827.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57186

File Name: suse_finch-7827.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/05

Reference Information

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