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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.67360
Category:FreeBSD Local Security Checks
Title:FreeBSD Ports: pidgin
Summary:FreeBSD Ports: pidgin
Description:The remote host is missing an update to the system
as announced in the referenced advisory.

The following packages are affected:
pidgin
libpurple

CVE-2010-0277
slp.c in the MSN protocol plugin in libpurple in Pidgin before 2.6.6,
including 2.6.4, and Adium 1.3.8 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or
possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed MSNSLP INVITE
request in an SLP message, a different issue than CVE-2010-0013.

CVE-2010-0420
libpurple in Finch in Pidgin before 2.6.6, when an XMPP multi-user
chat (MUC) room is used, does not properly parse nicknames containing

sequences, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (application crash) via a crafted nickname.

CVE-2010-0423
gtkimhtml.c in Pidgin before 2.6.6 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (CPU consumption and application hang) by sending
many smileys in a (1) IM or (2) chat.

Solution:
Update your system with the appropriate patches or
software upgrades.

http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=43
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=44
http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=45
http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/a2c4d3d5-4c7b-11df-83fb-0015587e2cc1.html
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 38294
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0277
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/07/2
http://events.ccc.de/congress/2009/Fahrplan/events/3596.en.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035332.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035409.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035347.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:041
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:085
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0115
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0115.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:006 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00004.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-902-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38294
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9421
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18348
http://secunia.com/advisories/38563
http://secunia.com/advisories/38640
http://secunia.com/advisories/38658
http://secunia.com/advisories/38712
http://secunia.com/advisories/38915
http://secunia.com/advisories/41868
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0413
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2693
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0420
Debian Security Information: DSA-2038 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2038
http://www.osvdb.org/62439
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11485
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18230
http://secunia.com/advisories/39509
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0914
XForce ISS Database: pidgin-xmpp-nickname-dos(56399)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/56399
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0423
http://www.osvdb.org/62440
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9842
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17554
XForce ISS Database: pidgin-smileys-dos(56394)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/56394
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