|CVSS SCORE||6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
|TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION||Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 19724. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaw exists within the handling of arguments passed to the lazy_bdecode function. By sending a specific crafted packet an attacker can access data outside the bounds of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.
BitTorrent has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: