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Winamp Malformed Midi File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (2) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version number of Winamp
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Windows host contains a multimedia application that is
prone to a buffer overflow attack.
The remote host is using Winamp, a popular media player for Windows.
The version of Winamp installed on the remote Windows host reportedly
contains a buffer overflow in the MIDI test ('in_midi.dll') that can
be exploited using a MIDI file with a specially-crafted header to
crash the affected application or possibly even execute arbitrary code
remotely, subject to the rights of the user running the
See also :
Upgrade to Winamp version 5.24 or later.
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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