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SSA-2004-026-01 GAIM security update

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2004-026-01 GAIM security update

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

GAIM is a GTK2-based Instant Messaging (IM) client.

New GAIM packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, and -current.
12 vulnerabilities were found in the instant messenger GAIM that
permit remote compromise. All sites using GAIM should upgrade to these
new packages. These are based on GAIM 0.75 with patches for all 12
security issues. Thanks to Stefan Esser of e-matters GmbH for
finding and reporting these bugs.

For more details, see the e-matters GmbH advisory here:

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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