This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a
The remote host contains a version of the 'AudioConf' ActiveX control
included with Yahoo! Messenger.
The version of this ActiveX control on the remote host has a buffer
overflow triggered by calling the control's 'createAndJoinConference'
method with large values for the 'socksHostname' and 'hostname'
properties. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into
visiting a specially crafted web page, this issue could be leveraged
to execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's
See also :
Update to the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger and ensure that the
version of the control is at least 184.108.40.206 or higher.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false