Heap-based buffer overflow in Cerulean Studios Trillian 3.x before 188.8.131.52 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a message sent through the MSN protocol, or possibly other protocols, with a crafted UTF-8 string, which triggers improper memory allocation for word wrapping when a window width is used as a buffer size, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-2478.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note:
20070618 Cerulean Studios Trillian UTF-8 Word Wrap Heap Overflow Vulnerability
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