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[ GLSA 200703-25 ] Ekiga: Format string vulnerability
From: Raphael Marichez <falco () gentoo org>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 23:27:56 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200703-25
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  Severity: High
     Title: Ekiga: Format string vulnerability
      Date: March 29, 2007
      Bugs: #167643
        ID: 200703-25

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Synopsis
========

A format string vulnerability in Ekiga may allow the remote execution
of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Ekiga is an open source VoIP and video conferencing application.

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

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     Package       /  Vulnerable  /                         Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-im/ekiga       < 2.0.7                               >= 2.0.7

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

Mu Security has discovered that Ekiga fails to implement formatted
printing correctly.

Impact
======

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash Ekiga and
potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted Q.931
SETUP packet to a victim.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Ekiga users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/ekiga-2.0.7"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-1006
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1006

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

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

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-25.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 2007 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/2.5

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