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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 200703-25 ] Ekiga: Format string vulnerability Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Ekiga: Format string vulnerability (GLSA 200703-25)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 29, 2007
Updated: May 28, 2009
Bug(s): #167643
ID: 200703-25

Synopsis

A format string vulnerability in Ekiga may allow the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background

Ekiga is an open source VoIP and video conferencing application.

Affected Packages

Package: net-voip/ekiga
Vulnerable: < 2.0.7
Unaffected: >= 2.0.7
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Mu Security has discovered that Ekiga fails to implement formatted printing correctly.

Impact

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash Ekiga and potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted Q.931 SETUP packet to a victim.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Ekiga users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-voip/ekiga-2.0.7"


References

CVE-2007-1006


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