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[GLSA-200506-11] Gaim: Denial of Service vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Gaim: Denial of Service vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-11
(Gaim: Denial of Service vulnerabilities)


Jacopo Ottaviani discovered a vulnerability in the Yahoo! file
transfer code when being offered files with names containing non-ASCII
characters (CVE-2005-1269).
Hugo de Bokkenrijder discovered a
vulnerability when receiving malformed MSN messages (CVE-2005-1934).

Impact

Both vulnerabilities cause Gaim to crash, resulting in a Denial of
Service.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.

References:
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=18
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=19
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1269
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1934


Solution:
All Gaim users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/gaim-1.3.1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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