Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
A buffer overflow and two remote crashes were recently discovered in
gaim's MSN protocol handler. An attacker could potentially execute
arbitrary code with the user's privileges by crafting and sending a
particular MSN message.
Update the affected gaim package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20703 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0891