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SSA-2004-026-01 GAIM security update Vulnerability Scan

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SSA-2004-026-01 GAIM security update

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

GAIM is a GTK2-based Instant Messaging (IM) client.

New GAIM packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, and -current.
12 vulnerabilities were found in the instant messenger GAIM that
allow remote compromise. All sites using GAIM should upgrade to these
new packages. These are based on GAIM 0.75 with patches for all 12
security issues. Thanks to Stefan Esser of e-matters GmbH for
finding and reporting these bugs.

For more details, see the e-matters GmbH advisory here:

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