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BitTorrent Web UI Malformed HTTP "Range" Header Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2008-06-11    Views:  6,743

Secunia Advisory SA30605

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in BitTorrent, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

For more information:
SA28703

Successful exploitation requires that the Web UI interface is enabled (not default).

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 6.0.1 (build 7859) on Windows. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 6.0.3 (build 8642).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Dyon Balding, Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-7/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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