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gaim -- AIM/ICQ away message buffer overflow


The GAIM team reports:

A remote AIM or ICQ user can cause a buffer overflow in Gaim by setting an away message containing many AIM substitution strings (such as %t or %n).



portaudit: gaim -- AIM/ICQ away message buffer overflow

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