MSN Messenger < 6.2.0205 PNG File Remote Overflow (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2603


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running Microsoft MSN Messenger. There is a flaw in this version of MSN Messenger that would allow a remote attacker to potentially execute code on the target host.


Upgrade to MSN Messenger 6.2.0205 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2603

Published: 2005/02/08

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 2599

Nessus ID: 16328

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:msn_messenger

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0598, CVE-2004-0599, CVE-2004-0718, CVE-2004-0722, CVE-2004-0757, CVE-2004-0758, CVE-2004-0759, CVE-2004-0760, CVE-2004-0761, CVE-2004-0762, CVE-2004-0763, CVE-2004-0764, CVE-2005-0399, CVE-2005-0989, CVE-2005-1153, CVE-2005-1154, CVE-2005-1155, CVE-2005-1156, CVE-2005-1157, CVE-2005-1159, CVE-2005-1160, CVE-2005-1476, CVE-2005-1477, CVE-2005-1531, CVE-2005-1532, CVE-2005-2701, CVE-2005-2702, CVE-2005-2703, CVE-2005-2704, CVE-2005-2705, CVE-2005-2706, CVE-2005-2707, CVE-2005-2968, CVE-2004-0597, CVE-2004-1244

BID: 10857, 15495, 12485, 12506