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Winamp Malformed Midi File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the version number of Winamp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a multimedia application that is
prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

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 'in_midi.dll' library that can be
exploited using a specially-crafted MIDI file to either crash the
affected application or possibly even execute arbitrary code remotely,
subject to the rights of the user running the application.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Winamp version 5.22 or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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