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Winamp MP4 File Handling Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-05-01    Last Update:  2007-05-16    Views:  32,320

Secunia Advisory SA25089

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Marsu 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 an error within the handling of MP4 files and can be exploited to cause memory corruption via a specially crafted MP4 file.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in version 5.34. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 5.35 or apply patch.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Marsu

Original Advisory:
Nullsoft:
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=269831#patch
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?postid=2180629#post2180629
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=159785
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?threadid=270944

milw0rm:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3823

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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