Buffer overflow in a certain ActiveX control in YVerInfo.dll before 2007.8.27.1 in the Yahoo! services suite for Yahoo! Messenger before allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving arguments to the (1) fvCom and (2) info methods. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Published 2007-08-31 22:17:00
Updated 2017-07-29 01:32:59
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-4515

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 85.88%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 98 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2007-4515

  • Yahoo! Messenger YVerInfo.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2007-08-30
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the Yahoo! Messenger ActiveX Control (YVerInfo.dll <= 2006.8.24.1). By sending an overly long string to the "fvCom()" method from a yahoo.com domain, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. Authors:

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CWE ids for CVE-2007-4515

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