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08.12.2008 - MS08-050 - Important: Vulnerability in Windows Messenger Could Allow Information Disclosure (955702)



View Messenger related news. Bulletin Severity Rating:Important - This security update resolves a publicly reported vulnerability in supported versions of Windows Messenger. As a result of this vulnerability, scripting of an ActiveX control could allow information disclosure in the context of the logged-on user. An attacker could change state, get contact information, and initiate audio and video chat sessions without the knowledge of the logged-on user. An attacker could also capture the user’s logon ID and remotely log on to the user’s Messenger client impersonating that user.

- View Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-050
- View Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 955702
- Visit Microsoft Corporation

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