Luigi Auriemma has discovered a vulnerability in Nero MediaHome, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL-pointer dereference error in NMMediaServer.exe and can be exploited to cause the process to crash via e.g. sending an overly long string to default port 54444/TCP.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 126.96.36.199 included in Nero version 188.8.131.52. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Use in a trusted network environment only.
Provided and/or discovered by: Luigi Auriemma
Original Advisory: http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/neromedia-adv.txt
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