Leon Juranic 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 handling of ID3v2 tags and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via e.g. a MP3 file containing an overly long string in the "Artist" field.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but requires some user interaction (e.g. that the user adds a malicious MP3 file to a playlist and then plays the file).
The vulnerability has been reported in versions 5.03a, 5.09, and 5.091. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 5.094.
Provided and/or discovered by: Leon Juranic, LSS Security Team.
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Subject: Winamp ID3v2 Tag Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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