Ekiga < 4.0.0 Invalid UTF-8 Character Connection Data Parsing DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The version of Ekiga installed on the remote host may be affected by a
denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to the version in its SIP banner, the version of Ekiga
running on the remote host is potentially affected by a vulnerability
that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of
service via invalid UTF-8 characters in the remote user's connection

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Ekiga 4.0.0 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 64458 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56790

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5621