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gaim -- buffer overflow in MSN protocol support


Due to a buffer overflow in the MSN protocol support for gaim 0.79 to 1.0.1, it is possible for remote clients to do a denial-of-service attack on the application. This is caused by an unbounded copy operation, which writes to the wrong buffer.



portaudit: gaim -- buffer overflow in MSN protocol support

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Oliver Eikemeier <>