Yahoo! Messenger < 11.5.0.155 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 11.5.0.155 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
default.

Solution :

Upgrade to Yahoo! Messenger version 11.5.0.155 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 58000 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51405

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0268

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