24 Jul 2012
DoS (Denial of Service)
This includes vulnerabilities ranging from excessive resource consumption (e.g. causing a system to use a lot of memory) to crashing an application or an entire system.
SUSE has issued an update for pidgin. This fixes a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
For more information see vulnerability #2 in:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.