issue to Yahoo! security.
Yahoo! security responded in record time, as they often do, and
working to resolve this potential security vulnerability.
An official report with full credit to the researcher who
will be released when the incident has been resolved.
A similar vulnerability was reported on the mailing lists a few
ago, which has not been fixed. SecuriTeam assisted the researcher
Yahoo! responded and fixed the issue in a matter of a day. Yahoo!
capable with security vulnerabilities in their software.
Yahoo! Messenger is prone to a remote buffer-overflow
because it fails to properly bounds-check user-supplied data
copying it to an insufficiently sized memory buffer.
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code in the context of the affected application. Failed exploit
will likely crash the server, denying further service to
Yahoo! Messenger 8 with Voice is vulnerable.
I could not find this vulnerability reported on any other place
bugtraq (say Secunia, iDefense, ISC).
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