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Gentoo alert 201405-22 (pidgin)

From:  Sean Amoss <ackle@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201405-22 ] Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Sun, 18 May 2014 13:50:01 -0400
Message-ID:  <5378F2C9.9080107@gentoo.org>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201405-22 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: High Title: Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: May 18, 2014 Bugs: #457580, #499596 ID: 201405-22 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 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 ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 ============ 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 ======= 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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