Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that Gaim did not properly handle certain malformed
messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a
specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with
user privileges. (CVE-2008-2927).
Update the affected gaim, gaim-data and / or gaim-dev packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 37355 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2927