FreeBSD : gaim -- MSN Remote DoS vulnerability (b6612eee-df5f-11d9-b875-0001020eed82)

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 :

Remote attackers can cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed
MSN message that leads to a memory allocation of a large size,
possibly due to an integer signedness error.

See also :

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/index.php?id=19
http://www.nessus.org/u?0e939d55

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 : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19093 (freebsd_pkg_b6612eeedf5f11d9b8750001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13932

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1934

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