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

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.

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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected gnomemeeting package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67457 ()

Bugtraq ID: 22613

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1007