Gaim < 0.82 MSN Protocol Buffer Overflow
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2160
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe 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 several buffer overflows in the MSN protocol implementation. This vulnerability may permit an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote computer.
SolutionUpgrade to Gaim 0.82.0 or higher or disable the MSN protocol module.