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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2008-0246-1 gaim

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Date: Wed Aug 06 2008 - 00:52:00 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0246-1
Published: 2008-08-05
Products:

    rPath Linux 1

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:

    Indirect User Deterministic Unauthorized Access Updated Versions:

    gaim=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1/1.5.0-4.3-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2647

References:

    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2927     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2956

Description:

    Previous versions of the gaim package are vulnerable to multiple     attacks, the most serious of which may allow a remote attacker to     exploit the MSN protocol handler and thus execute arbitrary code     as the user running gaim.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0246

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html



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