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AIM Buddy Icon Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for buddy icon overflow vulnerability in AIM
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Windows host is susceptible to denial of service attacks.
According to the Windows registry, the remote host has installed on it a
version of AOL Instant Messenger that has integer overflow in its GIF
parser, 'ateimg32.dll'. Using a specially-crafted GIF file as a buddy
icon, a possible hacker can cause a crash of the affected host.
See also :
Unknown at this time.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
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