Scientific Linux Security Update : opal on SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60264
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionIn Scientific Linux 5, the Ekiga application uses opal.
A flaw was discovered in the way opal handled certain Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) packets. An attacker could use this flaw to crash an application, such as Ekiga, which is linked with opal.
SolutionUpdate the affected opal and / or opal-devel packages.