AOL Instant Messenger Login Sequence Remote Overflow
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1257
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
DescriptionThe remote host is running AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). Certain versions of AIM contain a buffer overflow in the packet processing routines for the login process. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow for execution of arbitrary code on the victim's machine.
SolutionUpgrade to the latest version of AOL Instant Messenger.