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[DSA813] DSA-813-1 centericq Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several problems have been discovered in libgadu which is also part of
centericq, a text-mode multi-protocol instant messenger client. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
Multiple integer signedness errors may allow remote attackers to
cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
Memory alignment errors may allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service on certain architectures such as sparc.
Several endianess errors may allow remote attackers to cause a
denial of service.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by these problems.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your centericq package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-813
Threat Level: High
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