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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-1665
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:31:12
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Buffer overflow in Yahoo! Messenger before February 2002 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long set_buddygrp field.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Yahoo Messenger 5.0


CERT - CA-2002-16

CERT-VN - VU#755755

BUGTRAQ - 20020221 Remote crashes in Yahoo messenger

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:26