Current Description

Buffer overflow in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) 4.7.2480, 4.8.2616, and other versions allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument in a game request (AddGame).

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 31, 2002
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.3*******
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.3.2229*******
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.4*******
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.5*******
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.6*******
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.7*******
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.7.2480*******
    2.3ApplicationAolInstant Messenger4.8.2616*******

Vulnerable Software List

Aol Instant Messenger 4.3, 4.3.2229, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.7.2480, 4.8.2616


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