Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : ekiga, gnomemeeting vulnerability (USN-434-1)

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 :

It was discovered that Ekiga had format string vulnerabilities beyond
those fixed in USN-426-1. 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 :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28029 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0999