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Multiple buffer overflows in Gaim before 0.82 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) Rich Text Format (RTF) messages (2) a long hostname for the local system as obtained from DNS or (3) a long URL that is not properly handled by the URL decoder.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10907

Multiple buffer overflows in Gaim before 0.82 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) Rich Text Format (RTF) messages (2) a long hostname for the local system as obtained from DNS or (3) a long URL that is not properly handled by the URL decoder.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0785
Product(s):