Upstream information

CVE-2005-2103 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in the AIM and ICQ module in Gaim before 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an away message with a large number of AIM substitution strings, such as %t or %n.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 102961 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • gaim >= 0.59-184
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 10405
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • gaim >= 1.2.0-0.7
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 10405