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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-11
(Gaim: Denial of Service vulnerabilities)
Jacopo Ottaviani discovered a vulnerability in the Yahoo! file
transfer code when being offered files with names containing non-ASCII
Hugo de Bokkenrijder discovered a
vulnerability when receiving malformed MSN messages (CAN-2005-1934).
Both vulnerabilities cause Gaim to crash, resulting in a Denial of
There are no known workarounds at this time.
See also :
All Gaim users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/gaim-1.3.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18468 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1269CVE-2005-1934
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