BitTorrent peers unicode string buffer overflow
|bittorrent-peers-bo (39719)||Low Risk|
BitTorrent is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of unicode strings. By sending a specially-crafted packet to a client, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and cause the application to crash when peer details are viewed.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of BitTorrent (6.0.1 or later), available from the BitTorrent Web site. See References.
- BitTorrent Web site: BitTorrent.
- Luigi Auriemma Advisories, 16 Jan 2008: Peers static overflow in BitTorrent 6.0 and uTorrent 1.7.5.
- BID-27321: BitTorrent and uTorrent Peers Window Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-0364: Buffer overflow in (1) BitTorrent 6.0 and earlier; and (2) uTorrent 1.7.5 and earlier, and 1.8-alpha-7834 and earlier in the 1.8.x series; on Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long Unicode string representing a client version identifier.
- SA28533: uTorrent Peer Client Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- SA28537: BitTorrent Peer Client Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- BitTorrent BitTorrent 6.0 and prior
Jan 16, 2008
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