Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Ubuntu Local Security Checks >> USN139-1 : gaim vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN139-1 : gaim vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
gaim vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- gaim
- gaim-data
- gaim-dev


Description :

A remote Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in Gaim. By
initiating a file transfer with a file name containing certain
international characters (like an accented "a"), a remote attacker
could crash the Gaim client of an arbitrary Yahoo IM member.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- gaim-1.1.4-1ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- gaim-data-1.1.4-1ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- gaim-dev-1.1.4-1ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

USB 3.0 External 2.5"3.5" SATA HDD SSD Hard Drive Disk Enclosure Laptop CaseHCXM
$22.6
USB 3.0 External 2.5USB 3.0 External 2.5"3.5" SATA HDD SSD Hard Drive Disk Enclosure Laptop Case Hot
$22.02
USB 3.0 External 2.5WD - easystore 8TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black
$304.99
WD - easystore 8TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black pictureWestern Digital (WD) 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0 New WD Red HARDDISK
$237.11
Western Digital (WD) 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0 New WD Red HARDDISK picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.