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Category:   Application (Instant Messaging/IRC/Chat)  >   Yeemp Vendors:
Yeemp Encryption Error Lets Remote Users Send Files With Spoofed Identity
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011586
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 10 2004
Impact:   Host/resource access via network, Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.9.10
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Yeemp instant messaging client. A remote user can send a file, spoofing the identity of the sender.

The vendor reported that the software fails to check encryption on inbound files. A remote user can send a spoofed file that will not be detected by the target system as a spoofed file.

Impact:   A remote user can send a file and spoof the identity of the sender.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.9.10), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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