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.
Published 2005-06-09 04:00:00
Updated 2024-02-08 15:44:06
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-1891

0.47%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 75 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-1891

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST 2024-02-08

CWE ids for CVE-2005-1891

  • The product subtracts one value from another, such that the result is less than the minimum allowable integer value, which produces a value that is not equal to the correct result.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2005-1891

Products affected by CVE-2005-1891

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