Guido Landi has discovered some vulnerabilities in CoolPlayer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors when processing playlists (".m3u" or ".pls" files). These can be exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflows when loading a playlist containing an overly long, specially crafted filename either starting with a backslash character or not.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 219. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not load untrusted playlists.
Provided and/or discovered by: Guido Landi
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6157
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