Executive Summary

Name CVE-2005-1891 First vendor Publication 2005-06-09
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2016-10-18

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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The GIF parser in ateimg32.dll in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) 5.9.3797 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed buddy icon that causes an integer underflow in a loop counter variable.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1891

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 7

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
17220 AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) ateimg32.dll Malformed Buddy Icon GIF DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2005-06-08 Name : The remote Windows host is susceptible to denial of service attacks.
File : aim_buddy_icon_overflow.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13880
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111816939928640&w=2
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1014145

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