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Fedora Core 2 2005-298: 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-2005-298 (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:

http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/ChangeLog
gaim-1.2.1 resolves CVE-2005-0965 and CVE-2005-0966 as well as some
crashes in the jabber and yahoo protocols. Read upstream's pages
above for more details.


Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=567
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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