Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ekiga (MDKSA-2007:044)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24687


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A format string flaw was discovered in how ekiga processes certain messages, which could permit a remote attacker that can connect to ekiga to potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running ekiga.

Updated package have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected ekiga package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 24687

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-044.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/02/22

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ekiga, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1006

MDKSA: 2007:044