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<glsa id="200507-23">
<title>Kopete: Vulnerability in included Gadu library</title>
<synopsis>
Kopete is vulnerable to several input validation vulnerabilities which may
lead to execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">kopete</product>
<announced>July 25, 2005</announced>
<revised>July 25, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>99754</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="kde-base/kdenetwork" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.4.1-r1</unaffected>
<unaffected range="rge">3.3.2-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.4.1-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="kde-base/kopete" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.4.1-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.4.1-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
KDE is a feature-rich graphical desktop environment for Linux and
Unix-like Operating Systems. Kopete (also part of kdenetwork) is the
KDE Instant Messenger.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Kopete contains an internal copy of libgadu and is therefore
subject to several input validation vulnerabilities in libgadu.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code or crash Kopete.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
Delete all Gadu Gadu contacts.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Kopete users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdenetwork</code>
<p>
All KDE Split Ebuild Kopete users should upgrade to the latest
version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=kde-base/kopete-3.4.1-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050721-1.txt">KDE Security Advisory: libgadu vulnerabilities</uri>
<uri link="http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1852">CAN-2005-1852</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 21 Jul 2005 09:34:55 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 25 Jul 2005 17:39:48 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>