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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55016
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:589
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:589.

Gaim is an Internet Instant Messaging client.

A heap based buffer overflow issue was discovered in the way Gaim processes
away messages. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted away
message to a Gaim user logged into AIM or ICQ which could result in
arbitrary code execution. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-2103 to this issue.

Users of gaim are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains backported patches and is not vulnerable to this issue.

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-2005-589.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14531
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2103
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14531
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426078/100/0/threaded
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11477
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-589.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-627.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:019 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_19_sr.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/168-1/
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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