Some vulnerabilities have been discovered in PPLive, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerabilities are caused due to the application registering the "synacast:", "Play:", and "ppvod:" URI handlers in an improper way. This can be exploited to inject arbitrary command line arguments when "PPLive.exe" is invoked.
Successful exploitation allows e.g. executing arbitrary code via a malicious .dll file loaded from a shared directory via the "/LoadModule" command line switch when a user visits a specially crafted web page.
The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.9.15 and reported in 1.9.21. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not visit untrusted web sites.
Provided and/or discovered by: strawdog
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/8215
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