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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3148

Original release date: 06/11/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


Buffer overflow in the Yahoo! Webcam Viewer ActiveX control in ywcvwr.dll for Yahoo! Messenger allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long server property value to the receive method.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25547
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018203
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37081
External Source: XF
Name: yahoo-webcam-viewer-bo(34759)
External Source: BID
Name: 24355
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 4043
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070608 EEYE: Yahoo Webcam ActiveX Controls Multiple Buffer Overflows
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018204
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2094
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#932217
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 24341
External Source: MISC
Name: http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/upcoming/20070605.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20070608.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://messenger.yahoo.com/security_update.php?id=060707
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070607 2nd Yahoo 0day ActiveX Exploit

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