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|Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201206-11 ] Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201206-11)
Date: June 21, 2012
Bug(s): #299751, #372785, #385073
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Pidgin, the worst of which
allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code.
Pidgin is an GTK Instant Messenger client.
Vulnerable: < 2.10.0-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.10.0-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pidgin. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
These vulnerabilities allow for arbitrary file retrieval, Denial of
Service and arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Pidgin users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/pidgin-2.10.0-r1"