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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0636

Buffer overflow in the goaway function in the aim:goaway URI handler for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) 5.5, including 5.5.3595, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Away message.
Publish Date : 2004-11-23 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0636

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.5.3415 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.5.3595 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
AOL Instant Messenger 3

- References For CVE-2004-0636
CERT-VN VU#735966
XF aim-away-bo(16926)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0636

AOL Instant Messenger goaway Overflow
This module exploits a flaw in the handling of AOL Instant Messenger's 'goaway' URI handler. An attacker can execute arbitrary code by supplying an overly sized buffer as the 'message' parameter. This issue is known to affect AOL Instant Messenger 5.5.
Module type : exploit Rank : great Platforms : Windows

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