Vulnerability Details

Microsoft MSN Live Messneger Denial of Service Vulnerability

Published: 2009-02-26 04:27:20
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Affected Versions:
Microsoft Live Messenger version 14.0.8064.206 and prior.

Technical Details:
This flaw is due to failure in handling charset of the message which user sends.

Recommendations:
Solution/patch not available as on 20th February 2009.

Summary:
This host is running Microsoft MSN Live Messenger and is prone to Denial of Service Vulnerability.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let the attacker execute arbitrary codes in the context of the application and can cause denial of service.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0647

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33825

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501043
http://www.messenger.live.com

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2009-02-26
Modified
2019-05-17
Category
Denial of Service

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