|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2002:122|
|Summary:||Redhat Security Advisory RHSA-2002:122|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
Updated gaim packages are now available for Red Hat Linux Advanced Server.
These updates fix a buffer overflow in the Jabber plug-in module.
Gaim is an instant messaging client based on the published TOC protocol
from AOL. Versions of gaim prior to 0.58 contain a buffer overflow in the
Jabber plug-in module.
Users of gaim should update to these errata packages containing gaim
0.59 which is not vulnerable to this issue.
Please note that gaim version 0.57 had an additional security problem
which has been fixed in version 0.58 (CVE-2002-0377)
however, Red Hat
Linux Advanced Server did not ship with version 0.57 and was not vulnerable
to this issue.
[update 14 Aug 2002]
Previous packages pushed were not signed, this update replaces the packages
with signed versions
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 : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2002-0384|
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBTL0208-057
BugTraq ID: 5406
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2002-0377
Bugtraq: 20020512 Gaim abritary Email Reading (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 4730
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