MS07-054: Vulnerability in MSN Messenger and Windows Live Messenger Could Allow Remote Code Execution (942099)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Messenger

Description :

The remote host is running MSN Messenger or Windows Live Messenger.

The version of Messenger used on the remote host is vulnerable to a
remote buffer overflow in the way it handles webcam and video chat
sessions. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for MSN Messenger 6.2, 7.0, 7.5
and 8.0.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 26019 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25461

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2931