Vulnerability CVE-2014-7216


Published: 2015-09-11

Description:
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Yahoo! Messenger 11.5.0.228 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the (1) shortcut or (2) title keys in an emoticons.xml file.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Yahoo! Messenger 11.5.0.228 Buffer Overflow
Julien Ahrens
04.09.2015

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Yahoo -> Messenger 

 References:
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/133443/Yahoo-Messenger-11.5.0.228-Buffer-Overflow.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Sep/24
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/536390/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033544
https://hackerone.com/reports/10767
https://www.rcesecurity.com/2015/09/cve-2014-7216-a-journey-through-yahoos-bug-bounty-program/

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