Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157202
CAN-2005-1262 Gaim MSN DoS
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:17 EST
It turns out that this is a potential Remote DoS bug resulting from not
checking a pointer for non-NULL before passing it to strncmp which
results in a crash. This can be triggered by a remote client sending an
SLP message with an empty body.
The fix for this is in CVS:
This issue should also affect RHEL3 (maybe RHEL2.1, it needs investigation).
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An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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