mIRC Minimized Dialogue Window DoS (deprecated)
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1877
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of mIRC that be vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service attack. Specifically version 6.12 may be crashed if a person minimizes the DCC get dialogue windows, and then reopens those windows to get a file with an excessively long filename.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.