FreeBSD : gaim -- remote DoS on receiving malformed HTML (3fa2b372-a9f5-11d9-a788-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The GAIM team reports :

The gaim_markup_strip_html function in Gaim 1.2.0, and possibly
earlier versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a string that contains malformed HTML, which
causes an out-of-bounds read.

See also :

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=13
http://www.nessus.org/u?c324cdd0

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18911 (freebsd_pkg_3fa2b372a9f511d9a7880001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12999

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0965

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