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BS.Player Playlist Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-03-23    Last Update:  2009-03-26    Views:  4,518

Secunia Advisory SA34412

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


pyrokinesis has reported a vulnerability in BS.Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing playlists and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via e.g. a ".bsl" file having an overly long entry.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.32 Build 975 Free and version 2.34 Build 980 PRO. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 2.36 Build 990.

Provided and/or discovered by:
pyrokinesis, Nine Situations Group

Original Advisory:
http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_bsplayer_seh.html

Deep Links:
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