GetGo Download Manager buffer overflow vulnerability

by George Chetcuti [Published on 24 March 2014 / Last Updated on 24 March 2014]

Julien Ahrens (aka MrTuxracer) publishes root-cause analysis of GetGo Download Manager http response header buffer overflow remote code execution.

All available versions of the GetGo Download Manager are vulnerable to a remote code execution exploit. Mr Tuxracer of advices users running this software to immediately switch to a more secure download manager because the GetGo project is dead, but still high-rated by

GetGo Download Manager is a free Internet Download Manager designed for the new generation of media content. It can easily download videos, music, and other content from YouTube, Facebook, Google Video, MetaCafe, DailyMotion, iFilm/Spike, Vimeo, MegaVideo, and any websites with embedded FLV flash videos.

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