RHEL 3 / 4 : gnomemeeting (RHSA-2007:0086)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24678


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


Updated gnomemeeting packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

GnomeMeeting is a tool to communicate with video and audio over the Internet.

A format string flaw was found in the way GnomeMeeting processes certain messages. If a user is running GnomeMeeting, a remote attacker who can connect to GnomeMeeting could trigger this flaw and potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.

Users of GnomeMeeting should upgrade to these updated packages which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.


Update the affected gnomemeeting package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 24678

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-0086.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/02/21

Modified: 2016/12/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gnomemeeting, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1007

BID: 22613

OSVDB: 32083

RHSA: 2007:0086