Vulnerability: MSN messenger

eEye Digital Security has warned a vulnerability in the parameter handling of the MSN Messenger OCX could allow an attacker to supply and execute code on any machine on which MSN Messenger with the activex is installed.

The vulnerability effects Microsoft MSN Chat Control, MSN Messenger 4.5 and 4.6, as well as the MSN Chat control Microsoft Exchange Instant Messenger 4.5 and 4.6.

Microsoft has released a security bulletin and patch. More information is located at: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-022.asp

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