Yahoo! Messenger < CYImage::LoadJPG Method JPG File Handling Remote Integer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The instant messaging application on the remote Windows host is
affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Yahoo! Messenger installed on the remote host is
earlier than and is reportedly affected by an integer
overflow. The error exists in the method 'CYImage::LoadJPG' in the
file 'YImage.dll'.

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into
accepting a crafted JPG image that triggers the overflow.

Note that the photo sharing functionality is not enabled by

Solution :

Upgrade to Yahoo! Messenger version or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 58000 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51405

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0268

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