CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2004-01-26


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in Gaim 0.74 and earlier, and Ultramagnetic before 0.81, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a directIM packet that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0008 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (gaim) RHSA-2004:045 February 09, 2004
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (gaim) RHSA-2004:033 January 26, 2004
Red Hat Linux 9 (gaim) RHSA-2004:032 January 26, 2004

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Steffan Esser for finding and reporting this issue and Jacques A. Vidrine for providing the initial patch.

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