Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gaim (MDKSA-2005:099)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18496


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


More vulnerabilities have been discovered in the gaim IM client. The first is a remote crash with the Yahoo! protocol (CVE-2005-1269) and the second is a remote DoS in the MSN protocol (CVE-2005-1934).

These problems have been corrected in gaim 1.3.1 which is provided with this update.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18496

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-099.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/06/16

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gaim, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gaim-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gaim-gevolution, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gaim-perl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gaim-silc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gaim-tcl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gaim-remote0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gaim-remote0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgaim-remote0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgaim-remote0-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1269, CVE-2005-1934

MDKSA: 2005:099