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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS07-054 Vulnerability in MSN Messenger and Windows Live Messenger Could Allow Remote Code Execution (942099) MSN Messenger Critical 12-09-2007

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
The vulnerability could allow remote code execution when a user chooses to accept a webcam or video chat invitation from an attacker.
Detailed Information on the risk:
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of the affected system. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS07-054

Affected Software

MSN Messenger 7.5
MSN Messnger 6.2
MSN Messnger 7.0
Windows Live Messenger 8.0