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Gaim < 0.82 Multiple Overflows

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host appears to be running Gaim, a popular open-source multi-protocol instant messenger. It is reported that this version of Gaim is prone to multiple vulnerabilities including several buffer and heap overflows. These vulnerabilities may permit an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote computer.

Solution

Upgrade to Gaim 0.82.0 or higher.