GLSA-201206-11 : Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59649
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-11 (Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pidgin. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
These vulnerabilities allow for arbitrary file retrieval, Denial of Service and arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running Pidgin.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Pidgin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/pidgin-2.10.0-r1'