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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2007-5144
Last Modified 15 Nov 2008 01:59:51
Published 01 Oct 2007 01:17:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-5144

Summary

Buffer overflow in the GDI engine in Windows Live Messenger, as used for Windows MSN Live 8.1, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash or system crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by placing a malformed file in a new folder under the Sharing Folders path, and triggering a synchronize operation through the Windows MSN Live online service, possibly related to extended file attributes and possibly related to an incomplete fix for MS07-046, as demonstrated by a (1) .jpg, (2) .gif, (3) .wmf, (4) .doc, or (5) .ico file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Windows Live Messenger 8.1


References

BID - 25795

OSVDB - 45523

MISC - http://lostmon.blogspot.com/2007/09/windows-live-messenger-jpg-overflow.html


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:05