FreeBSD : gaim -- MSN remote DoS vulnerability (ad5e70bb-c429-11d9-ac59-02061b08fc24)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The GAIM team reports :

Potential remote denial of service bug resulting from not checking a
pointer for non-NULL before passing it to strncmp, which results in a
crash. This can be triggered by a remote client sending an SLP message
with an empty body.

See also :

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/index.php?id=17
http://www.nessus.org/u?f97413f8

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)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19077 (freebsd_pkg_ad5e70bbc42911d9ac5902061b08fc24.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1262

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