Intrusion Prevention

WOW.chat-cache.txt.Handling.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in World of Warcraft.
This issue is caused by an error when handling a malformed "chat-cache.txt" file. It may allow remote attckers to crash vulnerable software via a crafted file.

Affected Products

World of Warcraft

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable software.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

Other References

http://www.osvdb.org/75209