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Fedora Core 6 2007-263: ekiga Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ekiga package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-263 (ekiga).
Ekiga is a tool to communicate with video and audio over the internet.
It uses the standard SIP and H323 protocols.
A format string flaw was found in the way Ekiga
processes certain messages. If a user is running Ekiga, a
remote attacker who can connect to Ekiga could trigger this
flaw and potentially execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user.
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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