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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1891

The GIF parser in ateimg32.dll in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) 5.9.3797 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed buddy icon that causes an integer underflow in a loop counter variable.
Publish Date : 2005-06-09 Last Update Date : 2016-10-18
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1891

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.0.2938 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.1.3036 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.2.3292 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.5.3415 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.5.3595 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application AOL Instant Messenger 5.9.3797 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
AOL Instant Messenger 7

- References For CVE-2005-1891
BID 13880 AOL Instant Messenger Buddy Icon Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
SECTRACK 1014145
BUGTRAQ 20050607 Re: AOL AIM Instant Messenger Buddy Icon "ateimg32.dll" DoS
BUGTRAQ 20050607 AOL AIM Instant Messenger Buddy Icon "ateimg32.dll" DoS

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1891

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