MS08-050: Vulnerability in Windows Messenger Could Allow Information Disclosure (955702)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is vulnerable to an information disclosure due to
Windows Messenger

Description :

The remote host is running Windows Messenger.

There is a vulnerability in the remote version of this software that may
lead to an information disclosure which could allow an attacker to
change the state of a user, to get contact information or to initiate
audio and video chat sessions.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-050

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 33879 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30551

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0082