openSUSE 10 Security Update : gaim (gaim-5421)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- specially crafted MSN SLP messages could cause an
integer overflow in gaim. Attackers could potentially
exploit that to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2008-2927).

Additionally a problem was fixed that prevented gaim clients from
connecting to the ICQ network after a server change on July 1st 2008.

Solution :

Update the affected gaim packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34192 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2927

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