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Winamp Malformed ID3v2 Tag Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for malformed ID3v2 tag buffer overflow vulnerability in Winamp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

A multimedia application that is affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability is installed on the remote Windows host.

Description :

The remote host is using Winamp, a popular media player for Windows.

The installed version of Winamp suffers from a buffer overflow
vulnerability when processing overly-long ID3v2 tags in an MP3 file.
A possible hacker may be able to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code
on the remote host.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Winamp version 5.093 or later.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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