FreeBSD : gaim -- MSN Remote DoS vulnerability (b6612eee-df5f-11d9-b875-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19093


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


The GAIM team reports :

Remote attackers can cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed MSN message that leads to a memory allocation of a large size, possibly due to an integer signedness error.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19093

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b6612eeedf5f11d9b8750001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1934

BID: 13932