Intrusion Prevention

Soulseek.PeerSearch.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer overflow vulnerability in Soulseek Server.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious peer search. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted request.

Affected Products

Soulseek 156 and 157 NS, other versions may also be affected.

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2009-1830