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Fedora Core 2 2005-159: gaim Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gaim package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-159 (gaim).
Gaim allows you to talk to anyone using a variety of messaging
protocols, including AIM (Oscar and TOC), ICQ, IRC, Yahoo!,
MSN Messenger, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Napster, and Zephyr. These
protocols are implemented using a modular, easy to use design.
To use a protocol, just add an account using the account editor.
Gaim supports many common features of other clients, as well as many
unique features, such as perl scripting and C tests.
Gaim is NOT affiliated with or endorsed by America Online, Inc.,
Microsoft Corporation, or Yahoo! Inc. or other messaging service
* Sat Feb 19 2005 Warren Togami 1:1.1.3-1.FC2
* Fri Feb 18 2005 Warren Togami 1:1.1.3-2
- 1.1.3 including two security fixes
CVE-2005-0472 Client freezes when receiving certain invalid messages
CVE-2005-0473 Client crashes when receiving specific malformed HTML
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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