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Overview

Vulnerability Score 10.0 10.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-0082
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:03:54
Published 12 Aug 2008 08:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-0082

Summary

An ActiveX control (Messenger.UIAutomation.1) in Windows Messenger 4.7 and 5.1 is marked as safe-for-scripting, which allows remote attackers to control the Messenger application, and "change state," obtain contact information, and establish audio or video connections without notification via unknown vectors.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Windows Messenger 4.7

  • Microsoft Windows Messenger 5.1


References

CERT - TA08-225A

MS - MS08-050

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2354

SECTRACK - 1020681

BID - 30551

BUGTRAQ - 20080814 Microsoft Windows Messenger Remote Illegal Access Vulnerability

SECUNIA - 31446

HP - HPSBST02360

HP - SSRT080117

Related Patches

MS08-050 955702 946648 954723 Security Update for Windows Messenger 4.7

MS08-050 955702 899283 Security Update for Windows Messenger 5.1


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:27