Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : gnomemeeting (ELSA-2007-0086)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 67457
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0086 :
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected gnomemeeting package.