Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : gnomemeeting (ELSA-2007-0086)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0086 :

Updated gnomemeeting packages that fix a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

GnomeMeeting is a tool to communicate with video and audio over the
Internet.

A format string flaw was found in the way GnomeMeeting processes
certain messages. If a user is running GnomeMeeting, a remote attacker
who can connect to GnomeMeeting could trigger this flaw and
potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.
(CVE-2007-1007)

Users of GnomeMeeting should upgrade to these updated packages which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2007-February/000053.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2007-March/000099.html

Solution :

Update the affected gnomemeeting package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67457 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1007