GLSA-200703-25 : Ekiga: Format string vulnerability
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24930
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-25 (Ekiga: Format string vulnerability)
Mu Security has discovered that Ekiga fails to implement formatted printing correctly.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash Ekiga and potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted Q.931 SETUP packet to a victim.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Ekiga users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-voip/ekiga-2.0.7'