Yahoo! Messenger < 6.0.0.1750 Detection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2630

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a critical security patch or upgrade.

Description

The remote host is running a version of Yahoo Instant Messenger that is reported vulnerable to several security flaws.

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.0.0.1750 or higher.

See Also

http://messenger.yahoo.com/security/update6.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2630

Published: 2005/02/21

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1273, 1275

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:yahoo:messenger

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0243, CVE-2005-0242

BID: 12585, 12587