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Gaim < 1.3.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

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 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.

Solution

Update to version 1.3.1 or higher.