Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ekiga (MDKSA-2007:058)
High Nessus Plugin ID 24808
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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. This is similar to the previous CVE-2007-1006, but the original evaluation/patches were incomplete.
Updated package have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected ekiga package.