FreeBSD : pidgin-otr -- format string vulnerability (aa71daaa-9f8c-11e1-bd0a-0082a0c18826)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59168
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionThe authors report :
Versions 3.2.0 and earlier of the pidgin-otr plugin contain a format string security flaw. This flaw could potentially be exploited by a remote attacker to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the user's machine.
The flaw is in pidgin-otr, not in libotr. Other applications that use libotr are not affected.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.