eMule IRC Module / Web Server DecodeBase16 Function Remote Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 42833
SynopsisArbitrary code may be run on this host.
DescriptionAccording to its version, the eMule Web Server listening on this port contains a buffer overflow vulnerability in the 'DecodeBase16' function due to a lack of length checks on its inputs. An anonymous remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the affected host.
SolutionEither upgrade to eMule version 0.42e or later, do not use the eMule web server and IRC client, or uninstall eMule.