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[USN-8-1] gaim vulnerabilities
From: Martin Pitt <martin.pitt () canonical com>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 02:53:22 +0200

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-8-1             October 27, 2004
gaim vulnerabilities

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)

The following packages are affected:


The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 1:1.0.0-1ubuntu1.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is
sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

A buffer overflow and two remote crashes were recently discovered in
gaim's MSN protocol handler. An attacker could potentially execute
arbitrary code with the user's privileges by crafting and sending a
particular MSN message.

  Source archives:

      Size/MD5:    40716 a1cd244a1d9197c9a4855706f857ede2
      Size/MD5:      853 dbd5a82e0fa2c33df8fc26d636a2f9f1
      Size/MD5:  6985979 7dde686aace751a49dce734fd0cb7ace

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

      Size/MD5:  3443672 0a2a22b071c0256a2d68d20b474fdddc

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

      Size/MD5:  3353616 1b825ce8a2cbba5fa2171fa089f71112

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

      Size/MD5:  3417684 bae36e86bcf49722af6497d55a2de5fc

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