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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0160

Original release date: 01/09/2007
Last revised: 08/01/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the LiveJournal support (hooks/ljhook.cc) in CenterICQ 4.9.11 through 4.21.0, when using unofficial LiveJournal servers, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by adding the victim as a friend and using long (1) username and (2) real name strings.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


Failed exploitation attempts will likely result in a denial-of-service condition.

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 2129
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0306
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 21932
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070107 TK53 Advisory #1: CenterICQ remote DoS buffer overflow in LiveJournal handling
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-20
External Source: XF
Name: centericq-username-bo(31330)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017545

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