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CVE-2005-2103

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2005-08-08

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the AIM and ICQ module in Gaim before 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an away message with a large number of AIM substitution strings, such as %t or %n.

Find out more about CVE-2005-2103 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (gaim) RHSA-2005:627 2005-08-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gaim) RHSA-2005:627 2005-08-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:589 2005-08-10

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