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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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