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mIRC Minimized Dialogue Window DoS (deprecated)

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The 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.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.