AOL Instant Messenger <= 6.1.41.2 Control Notification Window Script Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4215

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a script injection attack.

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to a version higher than 6.1.41.2.

See Also

http://www.aim.com

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4215

File Name: 4215.prm

Published: 2007/09/14

Modified: 2016/01/21

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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