A vulnerability has been reported in Ekiga, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to format string errors when the "gm_main_window_flash_message()" function is invoked. This can be exploited to crash the application or potentially execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted Q.931 SETUP packet.
NOTE: A related vulnerability was also reported in the Ekiga predecessor GnomeMeeting.
Solution: A fix was commited to the code management system.
Provided and/or discovered by: Mu Security
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Subject: Ekiga Format String Vulnerability
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