Yahoo! Messenger Download Feature Long Filename Overflow
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1271
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of Yahoo Instant Messenger that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the code that processes user-initiated file transfer requests. A successful attacker would be able to execute malicious code under the same privileges that Yahoo! Messenger is running under.
SolutionUpgrade to the latest version of Yahoo Instant Messenger.