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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   DC++ Vendors:   dcplusplus.sourceforge.net
DC++ Partial File List Request Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020407
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020407
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2953   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 2 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.707
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in DC++. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted partial file list request to trigger a NULL pointer dereference and cause the target service to crash.

crise reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.707).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=608612&group_id=40287

Vendor URL:  dcplusplus.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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