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[DSA734] DSA-734-1 gaim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-734-1 gaim

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Two denial of service problems have been discovered in Gaim, a
multi-protocol instant messaging client. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
A malformed Yahoo filename can result in a crash of the application.
A malformed MSN message can lead to incorrect memory allocation
resulting in a crash of the application.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.1-1.3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.3.1-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your gaim package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-734
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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