Yahoo Messenger Hole Found

by admin August 15, 2007 at 8:29 pm

A vulnerability in Yahoo’s IM program could allow an intruder’s code to run on a PC.

A new vulnerability in Yahoo Inc.’s instant messenger program can potentially cause unwanted code to run on a PC, according to security researchers.

Details of the vulnerability were first posted on a Chinese-language security forum and was later confirmed with Yahoo security officials, wrote Wei Wang, a researcher with McAfee Inc.’s Avert lab in Beijing, on a company blog.

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