FreeBSD : gaim -- remote DoS on receiving malformed HTML (142353df-b5cc-11d9-a788-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18848


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The GAIM team reports :

Receiving malformed HTML can result in an invalid memory access causing Gaim to crash.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18848

File Name: freebsd_pkg_142353dfb5cc11d9a7880001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

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:freebsd:freebsd:gaim, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-gaim, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ko-gaim, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-gaim, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/04/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0208, CVE-2005-0473