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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BitComet URI buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for URI buffer overflow vulnerability in BitComet

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host has a peer-to-peer application that is
affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of BitComet installed on the remote Windows host has a
buffer overflow flaw that could be triggered using a .torrent with a
specially-crafted publisher's name to crash the application or even
execute arbitrary code remotely subject to the user's rights.

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-January/041558.html
http://www.bitcomet.com/doc/changelog.htm

Solution :

Upgrade to BitComet 0.61 or later, or remove the application.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16311

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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