Gaim < 0.59 Web Mail Account Information Disclosure
Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2163
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.
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 an information disclosure issue. If the user configures Gaim to check a web mail account, the program may create two world readable files in /tmp during the operation that contain sensitive information about the account.
SolutionUpgrade to version 0.59 or higher.