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Mandrake Multiple buffer overflows exist in gaim 0.75 and earlier.


                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           gaim
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:006
 Date:                   January 26th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 9.1, 9.2

 Problem Description:

 A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in the gaim instant
 messenger program by Steffan Esser, versions 0.75 and earlier.
 Thanks to Jacques A. Vidrine for providing initial patches.
 Multiple buffer overflows exist in gaim 0.75 and earlier:  When
 parsing cookies in a Yahoo web connection; YMSG protocol overflows
 parsing the Yahoo login webpage; a YMSG packet overflow; flaws in
 the URL parser; and flaws in the HTTP Proxy connect (CAN-2004-006).
 A buffer overflow in gaim 0.74 and earlier in the Extract Info Field
 Function used for MSN and YMSG protocol handlers (CAN-2004-007).
 An integer overflow in gaim 0.74 and earlier, when allocating memory
 for a directIM packet results in a heap overflow (CAN-2004-0008).


 Updated Packages:
 Mandrake Linux 9.1:
 0556c9ec718b1c801812d2dfa03e3c1f  9.1/RPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
 0bafaeff1aa44729acce297d983751b5  9.1/RPMS/gaim-encrypt-0.75-1.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
 9230e03e6b063ea8dee4c12c7533e934  9.1/RPMS/libgaim-remote0-0.75-1.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
 f8365a246c5f519e3b04acf5c356fbde  9.1/RPMS/libgaim-remote0-devel-0.75-1.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
 9165b41b33f51a1132eb2437e6fbc06a  9.1/SRPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
 f94e8bffa283f929dd24622f37785e87  ppc/9.1/RPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 a1e2f92c9d3e90efe682832acd2b7913  ppc/9.1/RPMS/gaim-encrypt-0.75-1.1.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 bc3f3ff23f63c7886e67cafb8c5d09e8  ppc/9.1/RPMS/libgaim-remote0-0.75-1.1.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 be2ef1b00eda2d96b67c4f59e8257a79  ppc/9.1/RPMS/libgaim-remote0-devel-0.75-1.1.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 9165b41b33f51a1132eb2437e6fbc06a  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2:
 0898eae6994c34bc5338befc5c3e054e  9.2/RPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 fc6d3ffb544effe5d22c476e8a3ed6de  9.2/RPMS/gaim-encrypt-0.75-1.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 2dcf56db1cfee1408e60ae873c78231d  9.2/RPMS/gaim-festival-0.75-1.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 c9320a7b72ff220c7222185138b87aab  9.2/RPMS/gaim-perl-0.75-1.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 3e736129d087a844ce7580ae67bbca73  9.2/RPMS/libgaim-remote0-0.75-1.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 8630b36c277296aca4340cd99c158fc4  9.2/RPMS/libgaim-remote0-devel-0.75-1.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 204f4ba2d9bd6c9037377f4e8903c621  9.2/SRPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2/AMD64:
 0ad839bfc084c7a8b13d1498239c81d4  amd64/9.2/RPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 52babbdbd27f99041cf29ef67e9eecc9  amd64/9.2/RPMS/gaim-encrypt-0.75-1.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 e32a9b3b1c72a59a24a0cea2e4b1c05e  amd64/9.2/RPMS/gaim-festival-0.75-1.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 ed2aef050fabfb8a401be136f551b6c0  amd64/9.2/RPMS/gaim-perl-0.75-1.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 aed398efb4623d541c90627e20c17abf  amd64/9.2/RPMS/lib64gaim-remote0-0.75-1.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 9eccc2dbba74055a9235a54c00904e88  amd64/9.2/RPMS/lib64gaim-remote0-devel-0.75-1.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 204f4ba2d9bd6c9037377f4e8903c621  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/gaim-0.75-1.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

 All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

 MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
 anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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