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Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in Nicotine+ through 3.2.0 allows a user with a modified Soulseek client to crash Nicotine+ by sending a file download request with a file path containing a null character.

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  • HIGH

CWE-116 - Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output

The software prepares a structured message for communication with another component, but encoding or escaping of the data is either missing or done incorrectly. As a result, the intended structure of the message is not preserved.

Advisory Timeline

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