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PidginFive new vulnerabilities in universal instant messenger client

There are five vulnerabilities fixed in the client messaging Pidgin. Administrators are advised to update to version 2.10.10.

The program for instant messaging on the Internet Pidgin updated to version 2.10.10. Administrators are advised to install the updates immediately because they fixed five vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability CVE-2014-3698 allows attackers to steal information from the memory process in XMPP-messages. Vulnerability CVE-2014-3697 possible to change arbitrary files when connecting a specially designed theme emoticons (only in Windows). Vulnerabilities CVE-2014-3696 and CVE-2014-3695 could lead to abnormal termination of the process,  and CVE-2014-3694 leads to errors when checking SSL-certificates. (more…)