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03.09.2004 - MS04-010: Vulnerability in MSN Messenger Could Allow Information Disclosure (838512)



View Messenger related news. A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft MSN Messenger. The vulnerability exists because of the method used by MSN Messenger to handle a file request. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted request to a user running MSN Messenger. If exploited successfully, the attacker could view the contents of a file on the hard drive without the user's knowledge as long as the attacker knew the location of the file and the user had read access to the file.

- Download Microsoft MSN Messenger 6.0/6.1
- View Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-010
- View Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 838512
- Visit Microsoft Corporation

NID: 2447 / Submitted by: Travis
Categories: Communication and Messaging, Freeware, Internet Applications, Microsoft
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