Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgadu (MDVSA-2009:208-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libgadu :

libgadu before 1.8.2 allows remote servers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via a contact description with a large length, which
triggers a buffer over-read (CVE-2008-4776).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40693 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-208.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4776

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