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AIM Smiley Icon Location Denial Of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for smiley icon location denial of service vulnerability in AIM

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote Windows application is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

According to the Windows registry, the remote host has installed on it a
version of AOL Instant Messenger that does not properly handle invalid
data passed as the location of a 'smiley' icon. Such invalid data leads
to an application crash, possibly because of a buffer overflow.

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:N)

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