Buffer overflow in the GDI engine in Windows Live Messenger, as used for Windows MSN Live 8.1, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash or system crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by placing a malformed file in a new folder under the Sharing Folders path, and triggering a synchronize operation through the Windows MSN Live online service, possibly related to extended file attributes and possibly related to an incomplete fix for MS07-046, as demonstrated by a (1) .jpg, (2) .gif, (3) .wmf, (4) .doc, or (5) .ico file.
Published 2007-10-01 05:17:00
Updated 2008-11-15 06:59:51
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5144

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 8.97%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 94 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5144

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
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CWE ids for CVE-2007-5144

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Products affected by CVE-2007-5144

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