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Secunia Security Advisory 47234

Secunia Security Advisory 47234
Posted Dec 15, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, redhat
MD5 | 7fd1ea7ddfd4697fad1f612b20030789

Secunia Security Advisory 47234

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TITLE:
Red Hat update for pidgin

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA47234

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/47234/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47234

RELEASE DATE:
2011-12-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/47234/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Criticality Level
* Impact
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http://secunia.com/advisories/47234/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47234

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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
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DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has issued an update for pidgin. This fixes some weaknesses,
which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service).

For more information see vulnerabilities #2-#4 in:
SA46298

SOLUTION:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
RHSA-2011:1820-01:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1820.html

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

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

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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