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Fedora Core 2 2005-298: 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-2005-298 (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
gaim-1.2.1 resolves CVE-2005-0965 and CVE-2005-0966 as well as some
crashes in the jabber and yahoo protocols. Read upstream's pages
above for more details.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=567
Threat Level: High
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