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Secunia Security Advisory 47050

Secunia Security Advisory 47050
Posted Dec 3, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - SUSE has issued an update for pidgin. This fixes a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, suse
MD5 | 71a690076d784acf887dd750115b0c69

Secunia Security Advisory 47050

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TITLE:
SUSE update for pidgin

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA47050

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/47050/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47050

RELEASE DATE:
2011-12-02

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/47050/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/47050/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47050

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
SUSE has issued an update for pidgin. This fixes a weakness, which
can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service).

For more information:
SA46298

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
openSUSE-SU-2011:1291-1:
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/12720031

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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