AOL AIM 'sipXtapi.dll' Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The detected instant messenger client is affected by multiple buffer
overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

AOL AIM is affected by multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities because
it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied data.

Successful exploits may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the user running the software or cause an application
crash.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-097/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-098/

Solution :

Upgrade to AOL AIM 6.8.7.7 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 42304 (aim_sip_buffer_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36849

CVE ID:

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