Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Windows Messenger - MS08-050
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:2644||Date: (C)2011-10-31 (M)2018-05-27|
|Class: PATCH||Family: windows|
The host is missing an important security update according to Microsoft security bulletin, MS08-050. The update is required to fix information disclosure vulnerability. A flaw is present in the Windows Messenger, which fails handle scripting of an ActiveX control . Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to change state, get contact information, and initiate audio and video chat sessions without the knowledge of the logged-on user.
|Microsoft Windows Server 2003|
|Microsoft Windows XP|
|Microsoft Windows Messenger 4.7|
|Microsoft Windows Messenger 5.1|