AOL Instant Messenger <= Control Notification Window Script Injection

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4215
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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

Published: 9/14/2007

Updated: 3/6/2019

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:aol:aim:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4901

BID: 25659