Gaim < 1.3.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3012
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
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 vulnerable to several remote flaws. Namely
1) A Gaim client downloading a non-Ascii support file will crash when processing the file
2) The Gaim MSN Messenger module, when processing a malformed message, will crash.
Both of these vulnerabilities are Denial of Service (DoS) attacks that introduce a risk to availability.
SolutionUpdate to version 1.3.1 or higher.