Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : ekiga, gnomemeeting vulnerabilities (USN-426-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Mu Security discovered a format string vulnerability in Ekiga. If a
user was running Ekiga and listening for incoming calls, a remote
attacker could send a crafted call request, and execute arbitrary code
with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected ekiga and / or gnomemeeting packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28019 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1006
CVE-2007-1007