Multiple Kazaa vulnerabilities

By Jon Newton 1/24/05

Here's more trouble for Kazaa, Sharman Networks' fast-fading p2p application.

Multiple remote vulnerabilities reportedly affect Kazaa’s Sig2Dat protocol functionality, says a post at Aviran's Place, going on:

"These issues are due to a failure of the application to properly sanitize user-supplied input prior to using it in critical actions. An attacker may leverage these issues to cause the affected application to crash, denying service to legitimate users, and to create files in arbitrary directories that are readable to the affected application.

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Affected versions:

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