Yahoo! Messenger Username Spoofing

2002-02-21T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:6868
Type osvdb
Reporter Scott Woodward(scott@phoenixtechie.com)
Modified 2002-02-21T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Yahoo! Messenger contains a flaw related to the sending text messages that may allow an attacker to spoof their username when sending a text message. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 5.0.1065 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Yahoo! Messenger contains a flaw related to the sending text messages that may allow an attacker to spoof their username when sending a text message. No further details have been provided.

References:

Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-02/0246.html Keyword: TCP 5101 ISS X-Force ID: 8267 CVE-2002-0321 Bugtraq ID: 4164