Yahoo! Messenger Spoofed Username
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1265
SynopsisThe remote host is running software which allows spoofed communications
DescriptionThe remote host is running Yahoo Instant Messenger. Reportedly, in version 5.0 of Instant Messenger a user can spoof his or her username. A remote attacker can use this future to flood a victim with messages without being identified.
SolutionUpgrade to the latest version of Yahoo Instant Messenger.