GLSA-201405-22 : Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 74064
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-22 (Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pidgin. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Pidgin process, cause a Denial of Service condition, overwrite files, or spoof traffic.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Pidgin users on HPPA or users of GNOME 3.8 and later on AMD64 or X86 should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/pidgin-2.10.9-r1' All Pidgin users on ALPHA, PPC, PPC64, SPARC, and users of GNOME before 3.8 on AMD64 and X86 should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/pidgin-2.10.9'