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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Messenger
The remote host is running MSN Messenger.
The version of MSN Messenger used on the remote host is vulnerable to a
remote buffer overflow in the way it handles GIF files (with height and
An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on
the remote host.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for MSN Messenger 6.2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 18025 ()
Bugtraq ID: 13114
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0562
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