n00b has discovered a vulnerability in DVD X Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing .PLF playlist files and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted .PLF file containing an overly long file name.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but requires tricking a user into opening a malicious playlist file.
The vulnerability is confirmed in versions 4.1, 5.5 Professional, and 18.104.22.168 Standard. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: No official solution is currently available.
Provided and/or discovered by: n00b
Original Advisory: n00b:
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Subject: DVD X Player PLF File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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