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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 2 2005-171: gaim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gaim package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-171 (gaim).

Gaim permits you to talk to anyone using a variety of messaging
protocols, including AIM (Oscar and TOC), ICQ, IRC, Yahoo!,
MSN Messenger, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Napster, and Zephyr. These
protocols are implemented using a modular, easy to use design.
To use a protocol, just add an account using the account editor.

Gaim supports many common features of other clients, as well as many
unique features, such as perl scripting and C tests.

Gaim is NOT affiliated with or endorsed by America Online, Inc.,
Microsoft Corporation, or Yahoo! Inc. or other messaging service
providers.

Update Information:

This update resolves another DoS issue in parsing malformed HTML,
and a MSN related crash that folks were hitting often.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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