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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2009:127 ] gaim Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake It was discovered that Gaim did not properly handle certain malformed messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2008-2927)
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2009:127
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : gaim
 Date    : June 3, 2009
 Affected: Corporate 3.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 It was discovered that Gaim did not properly handle certain malformed
 messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send
 a specially crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with
 user privileges. (CVE-2008-2927)
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2927
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 3.0:
 f33a114cbf007f28fd6e8198ca1ebca2  corporate/3.0/i586/gaim-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 36237a65920d5ed005aa3a15a4cd3c56  corporate/3.0/i586/gaim-devel-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 638615c071a4118e4ecbec232930308d  corporate/3.0/i586/gaim-perl-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 c4d0735b587705b70c1423b4a79d89ca  corporate/3.0/i586/gaim-tcl-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 7db03353a62b5de39906113c585c5fb4  corporate/3.0/i586/libgaim-remote0-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 671616d112af90f9cffc359aa08c764f  corporate/3.0/i586/libgaim-remote0-devel-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 43d70b5e7e3dda956660cda4a88e9e8b  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gaim-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 1c01cd160fc75a94efec2aa945e36b35  corporate/3.0/x86_64/gaim-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 8262c9b0566cd80792c0bdc937821125  corporate/3.0/x86_64/gaim-devel-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 d3ca7daf40fcae4792f3e005e546a1f2  corporate/3.0/x86_64/gaim-perl-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 23d7f53561346118cbf3aef045a325a5  corporate/3.0/x86_64/gaim-tcl-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 d1f44f583038fe88d01afb1df936072f  corporate/3.0/x86_64/lib64gaim-remote0-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 fbb9ef34e9771a666717d6ea45246cf1  corporate/3.0/x86_64/lib64gaim-remote0-devel-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 43d70b5e7e3dda956660cda4a88e9e8b  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gaim-1.5.0-0.2.C30mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

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

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

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

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