Slackware 9.0 / 9.1 / current : GAIM security update (SSA:2004-026-01)
High Nessus Plugin ID 18750
SynopsisThe remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
DescriptionGAIM is a GTK2-based Instant Messaging (IM) client. New GAIM packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, and -current. 12 vulnerabilities were found in the instant messenger GAIM that allow remote compromise.
All sites using GAIM should upgrade to these new packages. These are based on GAIM 0.75 with patches for all 12 security issues. Thanks to Stefan Esser of e-matters GmbH for finding and reporting these bugs.
SolutionUpdate the affected gaim package.