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<glsa id="201405-22">
<title>Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities in Pidgin may allow execution of arbitrary
<product type="ebuild">pidgin</product>
<announced>May 18, 2014</announced>
<revised>May 18, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="net-im/pidgin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.10.9</unaffected>
<unaffected range="rge">2.10.9-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.10.9</vulnerable>
<p>Pidgin is a GTK Instant Messenger client for a variety of instant
messaging protocols.
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pidgin. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="high">
<p>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.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>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 "&gt;=net-im/pidgin-2.10.9-r1"
<p>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 "&gt;=net-im/pidgin-2.10.9"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-6152</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-0271</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-0272</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-0273</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-0274</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6477</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6478</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6479</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6481</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6482</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6483</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6484</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6485</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6487</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6489</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2013-6490</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2014-0020</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:51:12 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 18 May 2014 17:28:53 +0000">ackle</metadata>