Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
A remote Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in Gaim. By
initiating a file transfer with a file name containing certain
international characters (like an accented 'a'), a remote attacker
could crash the Gaim client of an arbitrary Yahoo IM member.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected gaim, gaim-data and / or gaim-dev packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0