Gaim Local User Name Disclosure

2003-11-12T13:35:52
ID OSVDB:2805
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-11-12T13:35:52

Description

Vulnerability Description

Gaim contains a flaw that allows remote attackers to see a person's local user name on a vulnerable system. This issue occurs due to Gaim connecting to an IRC server where anyone can request such information from your client.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

Gaim contains a flaw that allows remote attackers to see a person's local user name on a vulnerable system. This issue occurs due to Gaim connecting to an IRC server where anyone can request such information from your client.

References:

Secunia Advisory ID:10191 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-11/0100.html ISS X-Force ID: 13744 Generic Informational URL: http://gaim.sourceforge.net/