Yahoo! Messenger Webcam ActiveX Buffer Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a least one ActiveX control that is
affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host contains the 'Webcam' ActiveX controls included with
Yahoo! Messenger.

The version of at least one of these controls on the remote host has a
buffer overflow. 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
privileges.

See also :

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Jun/131
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Jun/133
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/470861/30/0/threaded
http://www.nessus.org/u?e99e976b

Solution :

Update to the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger and ensure that the
version of both affected controls is 2.0.1.6 or higher.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 25459 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24354
24355

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3147
CVE-2007-3148

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