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Sicherheit: Denial of Service in gaim
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Name: Denial of Service in gaim
ID: 200506-11
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: So, 12. Juni 2005, 13:00
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1269
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1934
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=18
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=19
Applikationen: Pidgin

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200506-11
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Gaim: Denial of Service vulnerabilities
Date: June 12, 2005
Bugs: #95347
ID: 200506-11

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Synopsis
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Gaim contains two remote Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

Background
==========

Gaim is a full featured instant messaging client which handles a
variety of instant messaging protocols.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-im/gaim < 1.3.1 >= 1.3.1

Description
===========

Jacopo Ottaviani discovered a vulnerability in the Yahoo! file transfer
code when being offered files with names containing non-ASCII
characters (CAN-2005-1269).

Hugo de Bokkenrijder discovered a vulnerability when receiving
malformed MSN messages (CAN-2005-1934).

Impact
======

Both vulnerabilities cause Gaim to crash, resulting in a Denial of
Service.

Workaround
==========

There are no known workarounds at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Gaim users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/gaim-1.3.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] Gaim Vulnerability: Remote Yahoo! crash
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=18
[ 2 ] Gaim Vulnerability: MSN Remote DoS
http://gaim.sourceforge.net/security/?id=19
[ 3 ] CAN-2005-1269
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1269
[ 4 ] CAN-2005-1934
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1934

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200506-11.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0
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