Yahoo! Messenger YMMAPI.YMailAttach ActiveX (ymmapi.dll) Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 23870
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a buffer vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host contains a version of the 'YMailAttach' ActiveX control included with Yahoo! Messenger.
The version of this ActiveX control on the remote host reportedly has an unspecified buffer overflow. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web page, he may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionUpdate to the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger.