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.
Red Hat security errata
|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|
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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