FreeBSD : gaim -- heap overflow exploitable by malicious GroupWise server (e16293f0-26b7-11d9-9289-000c41e2cdad)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19145


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


Sean infamous42md reports that a malicious GroupWise messaging server may be able to exploit a heap buffer overflow in gaim, leading to arbitrary code execution.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19145

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e16293f026b711d99289000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2017/07/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gaim, 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: 2004/10/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/08/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0754