RHEL 2.1 : micq (RHSA-2003:119)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated mICQ packages are available which fix a remote crash.

mICQ is an online messaging and conferencing program.

mICQ 0.4.9 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via malformed ICQ message types without a 0xFE
separator character.

Users of mICQ are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages
containing mICQ version which is not vulnerable to this

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected micq package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12384 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1362