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<glsa id="200506-11">
<title>Gaim: Denial of Service vulnerabilities</title>
Gaim contains two remote Denial of Service vulnerabilities.
<product type="ebuild">gaim</product>
<announced>June 12, 2005</announced>
<revised>June 12, 2005: 01</revised>
<package name="net-im/gaim" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.1</vulnerable>
Gaim is a full featured instant messaging client which handles a
variety of instant messaging protocols.
Jacopo Ottaviani discovered a vulnerability in the Yahoo! file
transfer code when being offered files with names containing non-ASCII
characters (CAN-2005-1269).
Hugo de Bokkenrijder discovered a
vulnerability when receiving malformed MSN messages (CAN-2005-1934).
<impact type="normal">
Both vulnerabilities cause Gaim to crash, resulting in a Denial of
There are no known workarounds at this time.
All Gaim users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-im/gaim-1.3.1&quot;</code>
<uri link="">Gaim Vulnerability: Remote Yahoo! crash</uri>
<uri link="">Gaim Vulnerability: MSN Remote DoS</uri>
<uri link="">CAN-2005-1269</uri>
<uri link="">CAN-2005-1934</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 10 Jun 2005 08:03:05 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 10 Jun 2005 08:44:05 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 12 Jun 2005 13:55:53 +0000">