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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4515

Buffer overflow in a certain ActiveX control in YVerInfo.dll before 2007.8.27.1 in the Yahoo! services suite for Yahoo! Messenger before allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving arguments to the (1) fvCom and (2) info methods. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2007-08-31 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-4515

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Yahoo Messenger Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Yahoo Messenger 1

- References For CVE-2007-4515
SECTRACK 1018628
BID 25494 Yahoo! Messenger YVerInfo.DLL ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflow Weaknesses Release Date:2008-11-04
VUPEN ADV-2007-3011
XF yahoo-messenger-yverinfo-bo(36363)
IDEFENSE 20070830 Yahoo Messenger YVerInfo.dll ActiveX Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities CONFIRM
OSVDB 37739

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4515

Yahoo! Messenger YVerInfo.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the Yahoo! Messenger ActiveX Control (YVerInfo.dll <= 2006.8.24.1). By sending a overly long string to the "fvCom()" method from a domain, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows

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