Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : pidgin (cve_2012_3374_buffer_overflow)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80739


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- Buffer overflow in markup.c in the MXit protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.10.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted inline image in a message. (CVE-2012-3374)


Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80739

File Name: solaris11_pidgin_20130716.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:pidgin

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3374