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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58958
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0932
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0932.

PWLib is a library used to support cross-platform applications.

In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, the Ekiga teleconferencing application uses
PWLib.

A memory management flaw was discovered in PWLib. An attacker could use this
flaw to crash an application, such as Ekiga, which is linked with pwlib
(CVE-2007-4897).

Users should upgrade to these updated packages which contain a backported
patch to correct 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-2007-0932.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4897
BugTraq ID: 25642
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25642
Bugtraq: 20070912 S21SEC-036-EN Ekiga <= 2.0.5 Denial of service (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/479185/100/0/threaded
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=118959114522339&w=2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:206
http://blog.s21sec.com/2007/09/sobre-la-vulnerabilidad-del-ekiga.html
http://openh323.cvs.sourceforge.net/openh323/opal/src/sip/sipcon.cxx?r1=2.120.2.25&r2=2.120.2.26&pathrev=v2_2_9
http://www.s21sec.com/avisos/s21sec-036-en.txt
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10928
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0932.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018683
http://secunia.com/advisories/27127
http://secunia.com/advisories/27150
http://secunia.com/advisories/27518
http://secunia.com/advisories/28385
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3138
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-561-1
XForce ISS Database: ekiga-sipurlgethostaddress-dos(36568)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36568
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