Cerulean Studios Trillian Protocol aim.dll memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, was found in Cerulean Studios Trillian (Messaging Software). Affected is an unknown part in the library aim.dll of the component Protocol Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 07/17/2007. The weakness was released 07/17/2007 by The Pope with Billy (BK) Rios as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). The advisory is available at kb.cert.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2007-3832 since 07/17/2007. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/22/2019).

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25757 (Trillian aim:// URI Handler Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (35447), Vulnerability Center (SBV-15628) and Tenable (25757). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 37867.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.0

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 25757
Nessus Name: Trillian aim:// URI Handler Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: kb.cert.org


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Advisory: kb.cert.org
Researcher: The Pope
Organization: Billy (BK) Rios
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2007-3832 (🔍)
X-Force: 35447
Vulnerability Center: 15628 - AOL Instant Messenger Protocol Handler in Trillian Buffer Overflow Allows Code Execution, High
SecurityFocus: 24927 - Trillian URI Handler Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 26086
OSVDB: 38171 - CVE-2007-3832 - Cerulean Studios - Trillian - Buffer Overflow Issue
Vupen: ADV-2007-2546

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Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 07/22/2019 09:47 AM
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