eDonkey Clients Multiple Chat Dialog Resource Consumption Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been reported for eDonkey clients for Windows that will result in a denial of service condition.

The vulnerability occurs when numerous chat dialog boxes are opened by the eDonkey or Overnet clients. Every open chat dialog box will consume a small amount of memory and CPU cycles.

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by connecting to a vulnerable eDonkey user and issuing numerous chat requests.


 

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