AIM Buddy Icon Overflow Vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is susceptible to denial of service attacks.

Description :

According to the Windows registry, the version of AOL Instant
Messenger install on the remote host has an integer overflow in its
GIF parser, 'ateimg32.dll'. Using a specially crafted GIF file as a
buddy icon, an attacker can reportedly crash the affected host.

See also :

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 18432 (aim_buddy_icon_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13880

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1891

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