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Security update for gaim


(Last modified: 17JUN2005)

solutions Security update for gaim SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c432039b13c44620b98118239ad45b24)

Applies to

Package: gaim
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-10250
Release: 20050617
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update fixes the following security problems which allowed malicious users to crash other users' gaim client:
  • crash via malformed HTML tags (CAN-2005-0965).
  • crash via malformed SNAC packet sent via AIM/ICQ (CAN-2005-0472).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh gaim.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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