AIM Smiley Icon Location Remote Denial Of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows application is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

According to the Windows registry, the remote host has installed on it a
version of AOL Instant Messenger that does not properly handle invalid
data passed as the location of a 'smiley' icon. Such invalid data leads
to an application crash, possibly because of a buffer overflow.

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 18299 (aim_smiley_location_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13553

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1655

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