CVE Database

CVE-2005-1261

Impact: Critical
Public: 2005-05-11

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the URL parsing function in Gaim before 1.3.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an instant message (IM) with a large URL.

Find out more about CVE-2005-1261 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-2005:432 May 11, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (gaim) RHSA-2005:429 May 11, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gaim) RHSA-2005:429 May 11, 2005

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