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Posted 10 February 2012 - 01:57 PM

Title:
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Yahoo Messenger - Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Date:
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2012-02-10


References:
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Download: http://www.vulnerabi.../videos/432.wmv
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VL-ID:
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432


Status:
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Published


Exploitation-Technique:
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Defensiv


Severity:
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High


Details:
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The video shows a live demonstration session Manideep alias z3r0 erRoR on the famous yahoo messenger.
The video explain how to detect & exploit a local drag + drop buffer overflow vulnerability.

1) Whenever we try to send image file on IM box of chat rooms,it gets delivered as a file to other person
2) Yahoo Messenger does not allow drag and drop files onto its chat rooms Message box
3) However we can copy and paste it there resulting in yahoo messenger crash!


Credits:
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Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Manideep a.k.a z3r0 erRoR


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