Trillian aim.dll buffer overflow
|trillian-aimdll-bo (42582)||High Risk|
Trillian is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by aim.dll. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file containing overly long FONT tag values, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the victim or cause the application to crash.
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- Cerulean Studios Web site: Cerulean Studios -> Downloads.
- ZDI-08-029: Trillian AIM.DLL Long HTML Font Parameter Stack Overflow Vulnerability.
- BID-29330: Cerulean Studios Trillian Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-2407: Stack-based buffer overflow in AIM.DLL in Cerulean Studios Trillian before 220.127.116.11 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long attribute value in a FONT tag in a message.
- OSVDB ID: 45681: Trillian Pro AIM Module (aim.dll) FONT Tag Handling Remote Overflow
- SA30336: Trillian Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1020104: Trillian Remote Stack Overflow in AIM.DLL in Parsing HTML Font Parameters Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Trillian Trillian 18.104.22.168 and prior
May 21, 2008
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