USN-675-2: Gaim vulnerability

24 November 2008

Gaim vulnerability



  • gaim -


It was discovered that Gaim did not properly handle certain malformed
messages in the MSN protocol handler. A remote attacker could send a specially
crafted message and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Gaim to effect
the necessary changes.


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