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RHSA-2003:156: Updated gaim client fixes vulnerabilities

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RHSA-2003:156: Updated gaim client fixes vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/24/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated gaim packages that fix a number of vulnerabilities are now available for Red Hat Linux on IBM iSeries and pSeries systems.

Gaim is an all-in-one instant messaging client that lets you use a number of messaging protocols such as AIM, ICQ, and Yahoo, all at once. Versions of gaim prior to 0.59.1 contain a bug in the URL handler of the manual browser option. A link can be carefully crafted to contain an arbitrary shell script, which will be executed if the user clicks on the link. 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 0.59.1 which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-gaim

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