FreeBSD : gaim -- AIM/ICQ away message buffer overflow (6d1761d2-0b23-11da-bc08-0001020eed82)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The GAIM team reports :

A remote AIM or ICQ user can cause a buffer overflow in Gaim by
setting an away message containing many AIM substitution strings (such
as %t or %n).

See also :

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=22
http://www.nessus.org/u?a568b01e

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21447 (freebsd_pkg_6d1761d20b2311dabc080001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2103

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