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RHSA-2007:0957: opal security update

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RHSA-2007:0957: opal security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/08/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/26/2007
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated opal packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Open Phone Abstraction Library (opal) is implementation of various telephony and video communication protocols for use over packet based networks. In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, the Ekiga application uses opal. A flaw was discovered in the way opal handled certain Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) packets. An attacker could use this flaw to crash an application, such as Ekiga, which is linked with opal. (CVE-2007-4924) Users should upgrade to these updated opal packages which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-opal
  • redhat-upgrade-opal-devel

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