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Vulnerability in MSN Messenger Could Lead to Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for MS05-022
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Messenger service.
The remote host is running MSN Messenger.
The version of MSN Messenger used on the remote host is vulnerable
to a remote buffer overflow in the way it handles GIF files (with
height and width fields).
A possible hacker may exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code
on the remote host.
Microsoft has released a set of patches for MSN Messenger 6.2 :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.