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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0932

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

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

Users should upgrade to these updated packages which contain a backported
patch to correct this issue.

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

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4897
BugTraq ID: 25642
Bugtraq: 20070912 S21SEC-036-EN Ekiga <= 2.0.5 Denial of service (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: ekiga-sipurlgethostaddress-dos(36568)
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