SUSE-SA:2004:025: gaim

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2004:025 (gaim).

Gaim is an instant messaging client which supports a wide range of

Sebastian Krahmer of the SuSE Security Team discovered various remotely
exploitable buffer overflows in the MSN-protocol parsing functions during
a code review of the MSN protocol handling code.

Remote attackers can execute arbitrary code as the user running the gaim

The vulnerable code exists in SUSE Linux 9.1 only.

Solution :

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14264 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10865

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0500

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