Unichat non-alphanumeric characters denial of service
|unichat-nonalphanumeric-character-dos (13610)||Medium Risk|
Unichat is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker can modify the u2res000.rit file by adding non-alphanumeric characters to cause the victim's client to crash.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Sat Nov 01 2003 - 23:58:11 CST : Unichat Vulnerabilities.
- Unichat Web site: Unichat.
- BID-8962: Unichat Unhandled Character Set Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2003-1188: Unichat allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by adding extra chat characters (avatars) and logging in to a chat room, as demonstrated using duplicate ACTOR entries in u2res000.rit.
- OSVDB ID: 2844: UniChat Character Handling DoS
- SA10163: UniChat Character Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Microsoft Windows 95
- Microsoft Windows 98
- unichat networks Unichat
Nov 01, 2003
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