Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gaim (MDKSA-2004:117)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability in the MSN protocol handler in the gaim instant
messenger application was discovered. When receiving unexpected
sequences of MSNSLP messages, it is possible that an attacker could
trigger an internal buffer overflow which could lead to a crash or
even code execution as the user running gaim.

The updated packages are patched to fix this problem. This problem
does not affect Mandrakelinux 10.0 installations.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15597 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-117.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0891

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now