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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.53058
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:518
Summary:Redhat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:518
Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:518.

The Gaim application is a multi-protocol instant messaging client.

Jacopo Ottaviani discovered a bug in the way Gaim handles Yahoo! Messenger
file transfers. It is possible for a malicious user to send a specially
crafted file transfer request that causes Gaim to crash. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2005-1269 to this issue.

Additionally, Hugo de Bokkenrijder discovered a bug in the way Gaim parses
MSN Messenger messages. It is possible for a malicious user to send a
specially crafted MSN Messenger message that causes Gaim to crash. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CVE-2005-1934 to this issue.

Users of gaim are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains
version 1.3.1 and is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-518.html

Risk factor : Medium
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1269
Debian Security Information: DSA-734 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-734
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/426078/100/0/threaded
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200506-11.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:099
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-518.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2005:036 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_36_sudo.html
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-139-1
BugTraq ID: 13931
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13931
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:744
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9544
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1934
BugTraq ID: 13932
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13932
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:263
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10368
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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