BitComet Client .torrent URI Handling Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a peer-to-peer application that is
affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of BitComet installed on the remote Windows host has a
buffer overflow flaw that could be triggered using a .torrent with a
specially crafted publisher's name to crash the application or even
execute arbitrary code remotely subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to BitComet 0.61 or later, or remove the application.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Nessus Plugin ID: 20749 (bitcomet_061.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 16311

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0339

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