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

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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
data.

See also :

http://git.gnome.org/browse/ekiga/tree/NEWS?id=EKIGA_4_0_0
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=653009

Solution :

Upgrade to Ekiga 4.0.0 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 64458 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56790

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5621