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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-0243
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:45:44
Published 17 Feb 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Yahoo! Messenger, and possibly other versions before, does not properly display long filenames in file dialog boxes, which could allow remote attackers to trick users into downloading and executing programs via file names containing a large number of spaces and multiple file extensions.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Yahoo Messenger 5.5

  • Yahoo Messenger 5.6

  • Yahoo Messenger

  • Yahoo Messenger 6.0

  • Yahoo Messenger



SECUNIA - 13712

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:44