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WARNING: Yahoo Messenger 8.0 & Above Highly Vulnerable To Attacks

This Article Is Sponored By You! | Wednesday, June 6, 2007 by Salman Siddiqui | Comments
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Yahoo messenger, the most famous chatting messenger available is again providing open vector for hackers to gain access to your system and that too with minimal user interaction.

Date Reported:
June 5, 2007

Vendor:
Yahoo, Inc

Description:
Multiple flaws exist within Yahoo! Messenger which allow for remote execution of arbitrary code with minimal user interaction.

Severity:
High

Remote Code Execution:
Yes

Software Affected:
Yahoo! Messenger 8.x

Operating Systems Affected:
Windows

Status:
June 5, 2007: Vulnerability reported to vendor

Reporter:
eEye Digital Security

UPDATE: [June 10, 2007]
Yahoo has has pushed out a fix to plug the bugs found. Go get them.

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