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USN139-1 : gaim vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
These remote packages are missing security patches :
A remote Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in Gaim. By
initiating a file transfer with a file name containing certain
international characters (like an accented "a"), a remote attacker
could crash the Gaim client of an arbitrary Yahoo IM member.
Upgrade to :
- gaim-1.1.4-1ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- gaim-data-1.1.4-1ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- gaim-dev-1.1.4-1ubuntu4.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
Threat Level: High
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