Notepad++ 6.6.9 Unspecified Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8605
SynopsisThe remote client is utilizing an outdated version of Notepad++, a text editor application.
DescriptionNotepad++ version 6.6.9 is vulnerable to a potential buffer overflow issue related to handling XML files, which could result in arbitrary code execution; other earlier versions may be vulnerable.
SolutionNo word from the vendor regarding a fix for this vulnerability at this time; however, the issue affects handling of specially-crafted XML files, so extra inspection regarding the input file can be taken. Additionally, regular update checks should be taken to ensure that fixes are applied.