AOL Instant Messenger <= Control Notification Window Script Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4215


The remote host is vulnerable to a script injection attack.


The remote client is running AOL Instant Messenger.
This version of AIM is vulnerable to a flaw where script code can be injected and executed by a malicious user. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would only need to be able to send a message to an unsuspecting user. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker executing arbitrary script code.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4215

File Name: 4215.prm

Published: 2007/09/14

Modified: 2016/01/21

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

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


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:aol:aim

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4901

BID: 25659

OSVDB: 40556