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MoviePlay LST Playlist Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-01-02    Last Update:  2007-01-18    Views:  7,451

Secunia Advisory SA22959

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Parvez Anwar has discovered a vulnerability in MoviePlay, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when parsing LST files. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted LST file containing an overly long file name (greater than 1050 bytes).

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 4.76. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not open untrusted playlists.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Parvez Anwar

Deep Links:
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