Gaim < 0.82 Multiple Overflows

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2159

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host appears to be running Gaim, a popular open-source multi-protocol instant messenger. It is reported that this version of Gaim is prone to multiple vulnerabilities including several buffer and heap overflows. These vulnerabilities may permit an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote computer.

Solution

Upgrade to Gaim 0.82.0 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2159

File Name: 2159.prm

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 2655

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2589, CVE-2004-0784, CVE-2004-0754, CVE-2004-0785

BID: 11056