GLSA-200703-25 : Ekiga: Format string vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-25
(Ekiga: Format string vulnerability)

Mu Security has discovered that Ekiga fails to implement formatted
printing correctly.

Impact :

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash Ekiga and
potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted Q.931
SETUP packet to a victim.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200703-25

Solution :

All Ekiga users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-voip/ekiga-2.0.7'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24930 (gentoo_GLSA-200703-25.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22613

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1006