English | Deutsch | Español | Português
 UserID:
 Passwd:
new user
 About:   Dedicated  | Advanced  | Standard  | Recurring  | No Risk  | Desktop  | Basic  | Single  | Security Seal  | FAQ
  Price/Feature Summary  | Order  | New Vulnerabilities  | Confidentiality  | Vulnerability Search
 Vulnerability   
Search   
    Search 148472 CVE descriptions
and 72306 test descriptions,
access 10,000+ cross references.
Tests   CVE   All  

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  GAIM security update (SSA:2004-026-01)

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
allow 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:
  http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/012004.html


Here are the details from the Slackware 9.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
Mon Jan 26 15:27:17 PST 2004
patches/packages/gaim-0.75-i486-1.tgz:  Upgraded to gaim-0.75 and patched
  12 overflows that can allow remote compromise.  All GAIM users should
  upgrade.
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


WHERE TO FIND THE NEW PACKAGE:
+-----------------------------+

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/gaim-0.75-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/gaim-0.75-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/gaim-0.75-i486-1.tgz


MD5 SIGNATURES:
+-------------+

Slackware 9.0 package:
452ccd82a9ee640912575a8fdcea86a1  gaim-0.75-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
b66997156d55a0f9561e80e604b25630  gaim-0.75-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
259f1731e2278b2c68a54d215ec55dfb  gaim-0.75-i486-1.tgz


INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the GAIM package with upgradepkg:

# upgradepkg gaim-0.75-i486-1.tgz


+-----+

Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| HOW TO REMOVE YOURSELF FROM THIS MAILING LIST:                         |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Send an email to majordomo@slackware.com with this text in the body of |
| the email message:                                                     |
|                                                                        |
|   unsubscribe slackware-security                                       |
|                                                                        |
| You will get a confirmation message back.  Follow the instructions to  |
| complete the unsubscription.  Do not reply to this message to          |
| unsubscribe!                                                           |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (GNU/Linux)

iD8DBQFAFawxakRjwEAQIjMRAmu3AJ9WMy7x9BpWwp/H5R4xHpZFbUugMwCfez0y
gW8rRKkIic9x2xX10+Q6sWY=
=bixk
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

New User Registration
Email:
UserID:
Passwd:
Please email me your monthly newsletters, informing the latest services, improvements & surveys.
Please email me a vulnerability test announcement whenever a new test is added.
   Privacy
Registered User Login
 
UserID:   
Passwd:  

 Forgot userid or passwd?
Email/Userid:




Home | About Us | Contact Us | Partner Programs | Developer APIs | Privacy | Mailing Lists | Abuse
Security Audits | Managed DNS | Network Monitoring | Site Analyzer | Internet Research Reports
Web Probe

© 1998-2019 E-Soft Inc. All rights reserved.