Microsoft Windows Live Messenger 8.0 and earlier, when gestual emoticons are enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a long string composed of ":D" sequences, which are interpreted as emoticons.
Published 2006-12-04 11:28:00
Updated 2018-10-17 21:47:27
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-6252

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-6252

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

Products affected by CVE-2006-6252

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