Vulnerability CVE-2010-0278


Published: 2010-01-12   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
A certain ActiveX control in msgsc.14.0.8089.726.dll in Microsoft Windows Live Messenger 2009 build 14.0.8089.726 on Windows Vista and Windows 7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (msnmsgr.exe crash) by calling the ViewProfile method with a crafted argument during an MSN Messenger session.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Windows Live Messenger 2009 ActiveX DoS Vulnerability
hackattack
14.01.2010

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows live messenger 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/508811/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37680

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