Ubuntu Update for ekiga, gnomemeeting vulnerabilities USN-426-1

Published: 2009-03-23 09:55:18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-426-1

Affected Versions:
ekiga, gnomemeeting vulnerabilities on Ubuntu 5.10 , Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
Mu Security discovered a format string vulnerability in Ekiga. If a user was running Ekiga and listening for incoming calls, a remote attacker could send a crafted call request, and execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-1006
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-1007

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-426-1/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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