|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 16991. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The vulnerability relates to how BitTorrent and uTorrent handle URLs with the bittorrent or magnet protocol. By navigating the user to a specially formed link starting with bittorrent: or magnet:, an attacker can inject arbitrary command line parameters that will be passed to the BitTorrent or uTorrent executable. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current user.
BitTorrent has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://download-new.utorrent.com/uuid/1b11272b-e9c2-4f5a-aed5-cc23bcf7ef37 BitTorrent has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)