Scientific Linux Security Update : opal on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

In Scientific Linux 5, the Ekiga application uses opal.

A flaw was discovered in the way opal handled certain Session
Initiation Protocol (SIP) packets. An attacker could use this flaw to
crash an application, such as Ekiga, which is linked with opal.
(CVE-2007-4924)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?28d29661

Solution :

Update the affected opal and / or opal-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60264 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4924