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Fedora Core 3 2005-623: kdenetwork Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kdenetwork package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-623 (kdenetwork).
Networking applications for the K Desktop Environment.
Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in the way Kopete processes
Gadu-Gadu messages. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted
Gadu-Gadu message which would cause Kopete to crash or possibly
arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
assigned the name CVE-2005-1852 to this issue.
Users of Kopete should update to these packages which contain a
patch to correct this issue.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=785
Threat Level: High
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