Zero-day flaws surface in AOL, Yahoo IM products

by admin September 19, 2007 at 10:47 pm

Zero-day vulnerabilities in two popular instant messaging products could put millions of computer users at risk of malicious hacker attacks.

Exploit code has been released for the more serious of the two flaws — a gaping hole in Yahoo Messenger — that could expose users to code execution attacks. ( code here).

This is the third major security hiccup found in Yahoo Messenger over the last few months.

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