Limewire patches serious snooping bugs

Thursday, 17 March 2005, 2:04 AM EST

Limewire users need to update their software following the discovery of a brace of vulnerabilities that could allow snoops to spy on any file on a computer running vulnerable versions of the popular P2P file-trading software. The pair of security bugs, reported in Limewire versions 3.9.6 through 4.6.0 (for Windows), allows an intruder to read files outside shared directories whenever a target logs onto P2P networks.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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