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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800421
Category:General
Title:Pidgin MSN Custom Smileys File Disclosure Vulnerability (Win)
Summary:Check for the version of Pidgin
Description:
Overview: This host has Pidgin installed and is prone to File Disclosure
vulnerability

Vulnerability Insight:
This issue is due to an error in 'slp.c' within the 'MSN protocol plugin'
in 'libpurple' when processing application/x-msnmsgrp2p MSN emoticon (aka custom
smiley) request.

Impact:
Attackers can exploit this issue to gain knowledge of sensitive information
via directory traversal attacks.

Impact Level: Application

Affected Software/OS:
Pidgin version prior to 2.6.4 on Windows.

Fix: Apply the patch or upgrade to Pidgin version 2.6.5
http://pidgin.im/download
http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/c64a1adc8bda2b4aeaae1f273541afbc4f71b810

*****
NOTE: Please ignore this warning if the patch is already applied.
*****

References:
http://secunia.com/advisories/37953/
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=42
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3662
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0013
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/02/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/07/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/07/2
http://d.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/3d02401cf232459fc80c0837d31e05fae7ae5467
http://d.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/4be2df4f72bd8a55cdae7f2554b73342a497c92f
http://events.ccc.de/congress/2009/Fahrplan/events/3596.en.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-January/033771.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-January/033848.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:085
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-277450-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1022203.1-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:006 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10333
http://secunia.com/advisories/37953
http://secunia.com/advisories/37954
http://secunia.com/advisories/38915
http://secunia.com/advisories/37961
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3662
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3663
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1020
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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