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Winamp "IN_CDDA.dll" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-11-23    Last Update:  2005-02-22    Views:  64,689

Secunia Advisory SA13269

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Brett Moore has reported a vulnerability in Winamp, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the "IN_CDDA.dll" file. This can be exploited in various ways to cause a stack-based buffer overflow e.g. by tricking a user into visiting a malicious web site containing a specially crafted ".m3u" playlist.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 5.05 and confirmed in version 5.06. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 5.07.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Brett Moore, Security-Assessment.com.

Original Advisory:
Nullsoft:
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=159785

Brett Moore:
http://www.security-assessment.com/Papers/Winamp_IN_CDDA_Buffer_Overflow.pdf

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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