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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-22

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-22
Posted May 19, 2014
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-22 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Pidgin may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 2.10.9 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2012-6152, CVE-2013-0271, CVE-2013-0272, CVE-2013-0273, CVE-2013-0274, CVE-2013-6477, CVE-2013-6478, CVE-2013-6479, CVE-2013-6481, CVE-2013-6482, CVE-2013-6483, CVE-2013-6484, CVE-2013-6485, CVE-2013-6487, CVE-2013-6489, CVE-2013-6490, CVE-2014-0020
SHA-256 | d6ade25d1829f578c0c4b87491c29680a25c44d0e8a781b9891d64b725a269ed

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201405-22

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201405-22
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Severity: High
Title: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 18, 2014
Bugs: #457580, #499596
ID: 201405-22

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities in Pidgin may allow execution of arbitrary
code.

Background
==========

Pidgin is a GTK Instant Messenger client for a variety of instant
messaging protocols.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-im/pidgin < 2.10.9 >= 2.10.9
*>= 2.10.9-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pidgin. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the Pidgin process, cause a Denial of Service condition,
overwrite files, or spoof traffic.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Pidgin users on HPPA or users of GNOME 3.8 and later on AMD64 or
X86 should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/pidgin-2.10.9-r1"

All Pidgin users on ALPHA, PPC, PPC64, SPARC, and users of GNOME before
3.8 on AMD64 and X86 should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/pidgin-2.10.9"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2012-6152
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6152
[ 2 ] CVE-2013-0271
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0271
[ 3 ] CVE-2013-0272
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0272
[ 4 ] CVE-2013-0273
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0273
[ 5 ] CVE-2013-0274
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0274
[ 6 ] CVE-2013-6477
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6477
[ 7 ] CVE-2013-6478
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6478
[ 8 ] CVE-2013-6479
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6479
[ 9 ] CVE-2013-6481
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6481
[ 10 ] CVE-2013-6482
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6482
[ 11 ] CVE-2013-6483
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6483
[ 12 ] CVE-2013-6484
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6484
[ 13 ] CVE-2013-6485
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6485
[ 14 ] CVE-2013-6487
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6487
[ 15 ] CVE-2013-6489
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6489
[ 16 ] CVE-2013-6490
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6490
[ 17 ] CVE-2014-0020
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0020

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201405-22.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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