Vulnerability Report: Yahoo! Messenger 5.x

This vulnerability report for Yahoo! Messenger 5.x contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in Yahoo! Messenger 5.x then you are more than welcome to contact us.


Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2015
2.2. Statistics for 2014
2.3. Statistics for 2013
2.4. Statistics for 2012
2.5. Statistics for 2011
2.6. Statistics for 2010
2.7. Statistics for 2009
2.8. Statistics for 2008
2.9. Statistics for 2007
2.10. Statistics for 2006
2.11. Statistics for 2005
2.12. Statistics for 2004
2.13. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2015
3.2. List for 2014
3.3. List for 2013
3.4. List for 2012
3.5. List for 2011
3.6. List for 2010
3.7. List for 2009
3.8. List for 2008
3.9. List for 2007
3.10. List for 2006
3.11. List for 2005
3.12. List for 2004
3.13. List for 2003

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Vendor, Links, and Unpatched Vulnerabilities

Vendor Yahoo!

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Affected By 9 Secunia advisories
3 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 11% (1 of 9 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting Yahoo! Messenger 5.x, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Not critical .




9 Secunia Advisories in 2003-2015

Secunia has issued a total of 9 Secunia advisories in 2003-2015 for Yahoo! Messenger 5.x. Currently, 11% (1 out of 9) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Not critical

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting Yahoo! Messenger 5.x can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.



patched Yahoo! Messenger AudioConf ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 1 in 2007. 19,354 views.
Release Date:
2007-04-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA24742
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Yahoo! Messenger, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Yahoo! Messenger YMailAttach ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 1 in 2006. 29,151 views.
Release Date:
2006-12-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23401
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Yahoo! Messenger, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Yahoo! Messenger Audio Setup Wizard Privilege Escalation
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 1 in 2005. 26,626 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA11815
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Yahoo! Messenger, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Yahoo! Messenger Filename Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 1 in 2004. 14,763 views.
Release Date:
2004-01-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA10573
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Tri Huynh has reported a vulnerability in Yahoo! Messenger, allowing malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Yahoo! Messenger IMVironment Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 5 in 2003. 15,292 views.
Release Date:
2003-12-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA10370
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Cross Site Scripting
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Yahoo! Messenger, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct Cross-Site Scripting attacks. [Read More]


patched Yahoo! Messenger "yauto.dll" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 5 in 2003. 23,370 views.
Release Date:
2003-12-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA10342
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Yahoo! Messenger, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


unpatched Yahoo! Messenger File Transfer Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 3 of 5 in 2003. 11,816 views.
Release Date:
2003-10-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA10075
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Yahoo! Messenger, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) on another user's client. [Read More]


patched Yahoo! Chat and Messenger Stack and Heap Overflows
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 5 in 2003. 15,245 views.
Release Date:
2003-09-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA9760
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been identified in Yahoo! Chat and Messenger possibly allowing malicious people to execute arbitrary code through HTML documents. [Read More]


patched Yahoo! Chat and Messenger Hostname Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 5 in 2003. 13,231 views.
Release Date:
2003-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA8924
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been identified in Yahoo! Chat and Messenger, which allows malicious people to cause a buffer overflow. [Read More]





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