eDonkey2000 ed2k: URL long file name buffer overflow
|edonkey2000-ed2k-filename-bo (9278)||High Risk|
eDonkey2000 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow caused by improper bounds checking of parameters passed to the program using the ed2k:// protocol. By creating a specially-crafted ed2k:// URL containing an overly long file name parameter, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer on the client system once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the victim's system or cause the program to crash.
Upgrade to the latest version of eDonkey2000 (35.16.61 or later), available from the eDonkey2000 Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jun 05 2002 - 19:52:10 CDT: eDonkey 2000 ed2k: URL Buffer Overflow.
- eDonkey2000 Web site: eDonkey2000 Downloads.
- BID-4951: EDonkey 2000 URI Handler Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0967: Buffer overflow in eDonkey 2000 35.16.60 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long ed2k: URL.
- OSVDB ID: 5042: eDonkey ed2k: URL Overflow
- MetaMachine eDonkey2000 35.16.59
- MetaMachine eDonkey2000 35.16.60
Jun 06, 2002
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