SuSE 11.3 Security Update : pidgin (SAT Patch Number 10078)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80022


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This pidgin update fixes the following security issues :

- remote information leak via crafted XMPP message.
(CVE-2014-3698). (bnc#902408)

- denial of service parsing Groupwise server message.
(CVE-2014-3696). (bnc#902410)

- crash in MXit protocol plug-in (CVE-2014-3695).


Apply SAT patch number 10078.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80022

File Name: suse_11_finch-141205.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/15

Modified: 2014/12/15

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:finch, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple-meanwhile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libpurple-tcl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pidgin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3695, CVE-2014-3696, CVE-2014-3698