GLSA-201508-02 : libgadu: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201508-02
(libgadu: Multiple vulnerabilities)

libgadu contains multiple vulnerabilities:
X.509 certificates are not properly validated (CVE-2013-4488)
A integer overflow error could lead to a buffer overflow
(CVE-2013-6487)
Malformed responses from a Gadu-Gadu file relay server are not
properly handled (CVE-2014-3775)

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or spoof
servers.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201508-02

Solution :

All libgadu users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libgadu-1.12.0'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85430 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4488
CVE-2013-6487
CVE-2014-3775

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