mIRC DCC Get Dialog File Spoofing Weakness
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1864
SynopsisThe remote host may be tricked into running an executable file.
DescriptionThe remote host is running the mIRC chat client. It has been reported that it is possible to spoof file extensions in mIRC's DCC Get dialog. This could be exploited to trick a user into thinking a malicious file is safe, which may create a false sense of security and cause the user to open the file.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.