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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0647

msnmsgr.exe in Windows Live Messenger (WLM) 2009 build 14.0.8064.206, and other 14.0.8064.x builds, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a modified header in a packet, as possibly demonstrated by a UTF-8.0 value of the charset field in the Content-Type header line. NOTE: this has been reported as a format string vulnerability by some sources, but the provenance of that information is unknown.
Publish Date : 2009-02-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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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

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0647

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Windows Live Messenger 2009 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Live Messenger 1

- References For CVE-2009-0647
XF wlm-packets-dos(48810)
VUPEN ADV-2009-0466
BID 33825 Windows Live Messenger Charset Data Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-18
BUGTRAQ 20090218 RE: hello bug in windows live messenger

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0647

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