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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5017 (1 public exploit)

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in a certain ActiveX control in the CYFT object in ft60.dll in Yahoo! Messenger allows remote attackers to force a download, and create or overwrite arbitrary files via a full pathname in the second argument to the GetFile method.
Publish Date : 2007-09-20 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5017

# 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-2007-5017
XF yahoo-messenger-ft60-code-execution(36694)
MILW0RM 4428
OSVDB 38296
BID 25727 Yahoo! Messenger CYFT FT60.DLL ActiveX Control GetFile Method Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
SECTRACK 1018715

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5017

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