BitTorrent Created By Tag Buffer Overflow Exploit

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the processing of .TORRENT files. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by tricking the user into opening a .TORRENT file containing an overly long Created By field.
Exploit type: 
Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2008-4434
Released Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 18:00