This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.
Programmer's Notepad, an open source text editor for coders, is
installed on the remote host.
The version of Programmer's Notepad installed on the remote host
contains a buffer overflow that can be triggered when parsing ctags
output. If an attacker can trick a user on the remote host to open a
specially crafted file and use the 'Jump To' dialog, this issue could
be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the privileges of
the current user.
See also :
Upgrade to Programmer's Notepad version 22.214.171.1248 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false