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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2008-2954

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

client/NmdcHub.cpp in Linux DC++ (linuxdcpp) before 0.707 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an empty private message, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published