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FreeBSD Ports: gaim, ja-gaim, ko-gaim, ru-gaim

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: gaim ja-gaim ko-gaim ru-gaim CVE-2005-0966 The IRC protocol plugin in Gaim 1.2.0, and possibly earlier versions, allows (1) remote attackers to inject arbitrary Gaim markup via irc_msg_kick, irc_msg_mode, irc_msg_part, irc_msg_quit, (2) remote attackers to inject arbitrary Pango markup and pop up empty dialog boxes via irc_msg_invite, or (3) malicious IRC servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by injecting certain Pango markup into irc_msg_badmode, irc_msg_banned, irc_msg_unknown, irc_msg_nochan functions.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=14 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/ec09baa3-a9f5-11d9-a788-0001020eed82.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)