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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2478

Original release date: 05/02/2007
Last revised: 11/05/2012


Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the IRC component in Cerulean Studios Trillian Pro before allow remote attackers to corrupt memory and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a URL with a long UTF-8 string, which triggers the overflow when the user highlights it, or (2) a font HTML tag with a face attribute containing a long UTF-8 string.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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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External Source: BID
Name: 23730
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: trillian-fontface-bo(33986)
External Source: XF
Name: trillian-urlhighlight-bo(33985)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1596
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.ceruleanstudios.com/?p=131
Type: Patch Information
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070501 Cerulean Studios Trillian Multiple IRC Vulnerabilities
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017982
Type: Patch Information

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