FreeBSD : libpurple -- multiple vulnerabilities (549787c1-8916-11e2-8549-68b599b52a02)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65184


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Pidgin reports :


Fix a crash when receiving UPnP responses with abnormally long values.


Fix two bugs where a remote MXit user could possibly specify a local file path to be written to.

Fix a bug where the MXit server or a man-in-the-middle could potentially send specially crafted data that could overflow a buffer and lead to a crash or remote code execution.


Fix a crash in Sametime when a malicious server sends us an abnormally long user ID.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65184

File Name: freebsd_pkg_549787c1891611e2854968b599b52a02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/03/11

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libpurple, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0271, CVE-2013-0272, CVE-2013-0273, CVE-2013-0274