Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Windows >> AIM Smiley Icon Location Denial Of Service Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

AIM Smiley Icon Location Denial Of Service Vulnerability

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 13553

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Cisco N3K-C3064PQ-10GE Nexus 3064 - 48-Port SFP+ 10Gb 4xQSFP+ Single AC Power #1
$299.99
Cisco N3K-C3064PQ-10GE Nexus 3064 - 48-Port SFP+ 10Gb 4xQSFP+ Single AC Power #1 pictureADTRAN NetVanta -1638P W/ SFP + XIM 1700569F1, 1 YEAR WARRANTY
$1195.0
ADTRAN NetVanta -1638P W/ SFP + XIM 1700569F1, 1 YEAR WARRANTY pictureLOT OF 2 Genuine Cisco FET-10G 10GB SFP+ Fabric Extender Transceiver 10-2566-01
$5.25
LOT OF 2 Genuine Cisco FET-10G 10GB SFP+ Fabric Extender Transceiver 10-2566-01 pictureSUN QLogic QLE2562-SUN 371-4325-02 8Gb Dual Port DP FC HBA 2x 8Gb SFP+ QLE2562
$163.75
SUN QLogic QLE2562-SUN 371-4325-02 8Gb Dual Port DP FC HBA  2x 8Gb SFP+ QLE2562 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.