Current Description

Microsoft MSN Messenger allows remote attackers to use Javascript that references an ActiveX object to obtain sensitive information such as display names and web site navigation, and possibly more when the user is connected to certain Microsoft sites (or DNS-spoofed sites).

Basic Data

PublishedMay 16, 2002
Last ModifiedSeptember 11, 2008
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:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
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
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftMsn Messenger2.2*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftMsn Messenger3.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftMsn Messenger4.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftMsn Messenger4.5*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftMsn Messenger4.6*******

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Msn Messenger 2.2, 3.0, 4.0, 4.5, 4.6


20020202 MSN Messenger reveals your name to websites (and can reveal email addresses too) Vendor Advisory
msn-messenger-reveal-information(8084) Advisory