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ICQ File Transfer Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-04-10    Last Update:  2007-04-12    Views:  7,978

Secunia Advisory SA24803

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in ICQ, which potentially can be exploited by malicious users to compromise another user's system.

For more information:
SA24747

NOTE: ICQ reportedly warns users on file transfers, requires that a user is on the contact list of the target, and does not overwrite existing files without a prompt.

The vulnerability is reported in version 5.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
ICQ clients are reportedly patched via automatic updates.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Discovered by an anonymous person and reported via iDefense Labs.

Original Advisory:
iDefense Labs:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=508

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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